Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween Traditions The Halloween tradition goes back centuries. Originally, the Celtic celebration was called All Hallow’s Eve, and it occurred the night before All Saint’s Day on November 1st. It was a Harvest Festival of sorts, and the Celts honored their gods for...
Henry Lee Lucas: Doing Time in Georgetown, Texas

Henry Lee Lucas: Doing Time in Georgetown, Texas

The Old Williamson County Jail is now known for its ghosts. And how could it not? The ominous building housed some of the worst criminals the county has ever seen during its 100 years in operation. And the now defunct long tradition of a Halloween Haunted Jail...
Things To Do In Georgetown, Texas

Things To Do In Georgetown, Texas

Georgetown is booming. According to the US Census Bureau, it is the fastest-growing city in the nation, with the population increasing by more than 10% in one year. The once sleepy town just 30 miles north of Austin is now 75,000 strong and making room for more. The...
Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween Traditions The Halloween tradition goes back centuries. Originally, the Celtic celebration was called All Hallow’s Eve, and it occurred the night before All Saint’s Day on November 1st. It was a Harvest Festival of sorts, and the Celts honored their gods for...
Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Spiritualists: The Original Ghost Hunters

In the 1850s, in Upstate New York, the original rappers were knocking folks off their feet. The Fox sisters were selling out halls with their Spirit Talkers Show.  By the 1860s, talking to the dead was more than entertainment. No longer considered a parlor trick, it...