With Halloween across the nook, each Friday WFAA is visiting among the most haunted places in North Texas.
GRANBURY, Texas — Granbury is stuffed with historical past, but it surely’s additionally flooded with ghosts.
“Just about the entire sq. is haunted,” stated Brandy Herr, creator and founding father of the Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour. “The entire darn city.”
Herr ought to know. She wrote the guide about it titled “Haunted Granbury.”
She even leads ghost excursions to locations just like the Gordon Home on the Langdon Heart.
“We’ve skilled the ghosts in right here very often and it’s slightly woman primarily named Audrey,” stated Herr.
Audrey was simply 5 when she died. She lived on the Gordon Home, and apparently, nonetheless does.
“I feel there’s quite a lot of power happening in right here,” stated Herr.
For instance, Herr and a few mates have been investigating on the Gordon Home when their voice recorder fell off a bench with out anybody close by.
Movies just like the one Herr’s workforce recorded gained’t change quite a lot of minds. Nor will it make them consider in ghosts.
At one time, neither did Roxanne Laney.
“Being in Granbury modifications your thoughts about that,” stated Laney, proprietor of The Sq. Café.
Laney stated there’s no query, her restaurant is haunted by a girl in a crimson gown.
Workers swear they’ve seen the lady in crimson standing on the steps.
Gary Farina stated his restaurant, Farina’s, and the rooms above it have ghosts too.
“Yeah, so long as they don’t break something I’m OK,” stated Farina.
Sadly, they did.
One in every of Farina’s staff as soon as noticed a wine glass fly off the shelf and shatter.
“Two prospects that have been there that witnessed it as properly,” stated Farina.
The one place, nonetheless, that actually will get folks singing is the Opera Home. Allegedly, it’s haunted by John Wilkes Sales space. Yeah, Abraham Lincoln’s murderer.
Historical past says Sales space was tracked down and killed on a Virginia farm, however skeptics say one thing else.
“He truly escaped and moved right here after some time beneath the title of John St. Helen,” stated Herr.
That’s why there’s a retailer downtown referred to as St. Helen’s.
Sales space, a.okay.a. St. Helen, reportedly labored subsequent door to the Opera Home. On the time he killed Lincoln, he was an actor and supposedly, after he died, he returned to hang-out the Opera Home in Granbury.
Many different ghosts name Granbury dwelling, and Herr stated, there’s no purpose to be afraid of them as a result of most of them are like most of us.
“They’re folks,” Herr stated. “Folks need to be talked to properly, so speak to them properly.”
If you happen to don’t, it’d come again to hang-out you.
For extra details about the Granbury Ghosts and Legends tour, go to https://www.granburytours.com/.