Information Brian Treybig says the island is filled with spirits: victims of murders, suicides, fires and the Nice Storm of 1900.
GALVESTON, Texas — Cemeteries appear to be a straightforward reply once we discuss spooky areas, particularly a spot like Previous Metropolis Cemetery in Galveston, which is almost 200 years outdated. However this can be a metropolis with many extra ghost tales to inform.
Brian Treybig is aware of these tales by coronary heart. He’s a information for Dash Beardsley Ghost Tours, which covers all of the historical past and thriller of Galveston.
“When you step onto this island, it’s one other world. It’s simply so stunning,” stated Treybig, referencing our world and the one on the opposite aspect. “You may simply really feel the vitality of the people who find themselves nonetheless right here.”
There are a lot of folks nonetheless right here, in response to Treybig. They’re victims of murders, suicides, fires and the Great Storm of 1900.
That’s when one story begins on the Hutchings, Sealy & Co. constructing.
“We had a 17-foot storm surge that swept over the island. On the second ground, this schoolmarm lifted up the window and simply grabbed folks floating within the water,” Treybig stated. “She died about three months later attributable to sickness attributable to touching these our bodies and issues.”
Treybig shared a photograph, which he stated captured what seems to be the spirit of that lady, nonetheless conserving watch.
For an additional Galveston ghost story, it’s a must to journey a few blocks down the Strand and again to the Civil Warfare. A Accomplice basic turned the Nichols constructing into his headquarters, teeming with troopers, who by no means actually left.
“This complete block has lots of exercise,” stated Treybig.
Strolling via downtown Galveston, Treybig provided a narrative about nearly each constructing, together with the salesperson on the Tremont Home Resort and the little lady within the former brothel, now Mob Bar. However to listen to all of them, you’ll should take this stroll too.
“Galveston is among the most haunted locations in America,” Treybig stated.
For extra details about his ghost excursions in and round Galveston, click here.