Williams, Docia Schultz.
Ghosts along the Texas coast.
Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, ©1995
Docia Schultz Williams
|描述：||1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages) : illustrations|
|内容：||Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; ""There are Ghosts""; Dedication Page; Chapter 1: Ghosts that Dwell in Coastal Towns and on the Windswept Beaches; ""Ghosts""; Ghostly Guardians of Buried Treasure; The Three-Master; El Perro Negro; House Plays Host to Live-in Ghost; The Night the Karankawa Came Calling; Someone's in the Kitchen at Beulah's; The Graveyard Ghost; Chapter: 2 Ghosts of the Lower Rio Grande Valley; ""They Are Here""; Fort Brown, Where Old Soldiers Never Die; Concerts on a Phantom Organ; The Pasture of Souls; La Abuela. The Man With the ShovelThe Brick-Throwing Ghost; A Dead Dog's Devotion; Is There an Explanation for This?; Chapter: 3 History and Mystery in Far South Texas; ""Bright Shines Bailey's Lights""; The Light on Bailey's Prairie; The Legend of Knox Crossing; Reeves Thicket's Ranch House; A Strange Visitor to Reeves Thicket; The Spirits at Sutton's Mott; The Ghosts at Goliad; Poor Chipita; The Ghost at Little Egypt; Chapter 4: Corpus Christi9s Resident Spirits; Corpus Christi; The Ghost at Blackbeard's on the ""C.C"" Beach; The ""Great Blue Ghost"" Has Ghosts of Her Own!; The Disappearing Nun. The Circle of FlamesChapter 5: The Ghosts of Galveston; Galveston Island; Strange Spirits at the Williams House; Miss Bettie's Still in Charge at Ashton Villa; A Welcome to The Oaks; Sarah, the Friendly Spirit; The Boarding House on Avenue K; The Ghost of Fire Station Number Six; Is the Captain Still There?; The Ghost Who Left His Walking Cane; The Haunted Portrait; Chapter 6: Houston a Haunting City; Hauntings in Houston; The Spirit Goes On; The Sounds of Strings; The Strange Old Pagan Church House; The Newport Story; More Spirits Than Ale at the Ale House; A Couple of ""Mini"" Ghost Tales. Spring' s Haunted SaloonChapter 7: Ghosts of the Golden Triangle; The Golden Triangle Area; ""Mysterious Nights""; Spirits at the Sabine Pass Lighthouse; Joe Lee Never Left Nederland; Is the Spirit Still Around?; The Ghost of Christy Hardin; The Cove Light; The Ghost of Turtle Bayou; The Mysterious House at Browndell; Where the Ghost Car Used to Run; Jasper's Old Haunted House; Chapter 8: Legends Worth Telling Again; ""Strange Unexplained Things""; Legends Worth Telling Again; La Llorona; The Ghostly Lady in Black; The Girl in the Pink Dress; The Romantic Story of Princess Kisselpoo. The Legend of the Indian MaidensThe Legend of El Muerto; The Headless Rider at Dead Man's Lagoon; The Strange Legend of Bouton Lake; ""Sara Jane ... oh, Sara Jane ""; Saratoga's Ghostly Light; Epilogue; Sources; Index.|
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A collection of strange occurences, this book brings to light tangible evidence and first-hand testimony to validate a wide range of ghostly tales. Whether they haunt the place of their death or a place they loved in their lives, these spirits are found up and down the Texas coast. Author Docia Williams brings us the best of these stories, where they happen, and provides some of the history surrounding these spooky spots.