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Metz Elementary School

Austin, Texas

When this school was demolished in 1990 there were numerous reports of strange occurrences. It is said the bulldozers would stop working just as they reached the century old building. Constantly, workers fell from ladders and tools disappeared. Workers also began reporting children's writings on the blackboards and ghosts in the restrooms. Things got so bad that an exorcism was performed. Shortly afterwards, a wall inexplicably fell and killed a worker. Today there are still reports of restless

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Governor’s Mansion

Austin, Texas

It is said that an adolescent nephew of Texas governor Pendleton Murrah committed suicide in one the mansion's bedrooms after his proposal was refused. After strange sounds continued to come from the bedroom, the governor had the room sealed. The room stayed seal for over forty years before being reopened. Guests now report hearing the sound of a young boy's heartbreak. It is also rumored that Sam Houston also haunts the house.

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Driscol Hotel

Austin, Texas

There are many legends surrounding this hotel. In one, a young girl fell down the stairs to hear death. It is said that occasionally, children�s laughter may be heard coming from the bottom of the stairs. In another story, a woman became depressed when her fiancee called off the wedding and thus hanged herself. The woman has allegedly been spotted wearing a wedding dress in several areas of the hotel. In the final story, it is said that a man spent many years of his life living in the

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