The Robber Baron Cave- Outside San Antonio

The Robber Baron Cave in Texas is full of mystery. However, many of the tales may have been a marketing attempt. Listen here: https://anchor.fm/texas-slang-for-crazy/episodes/The-Robber-Baron-Cave-e997b2 Resources: https://www.tcmacaves.org/preserves/robberbaron/history/ https://www.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/Exploring-Robber-Baron-Cave-one-of-San-Antonio-s-6837498.php

The Prestige and Drama of the Pearl Brewery

Today the Pearl District of San Antonio is a trendy spot to live and enjoy the nightlife. However, this was once the largest brewery in San Antonio, and Texas as a whole. The story involves murder, mental institutions, shady business deals, and redemption. Resources: Pearl: A History of San Antonio’s Iconic Beer by Jeremy Banas […]

Help Rebuild The Wilde Collection

The Wilde Collection of Houston, Texas was a wonderful, weird, and whimsical place for those who love haunted objects, taxidermy, and the bizarre. Unfortunately, on November 1, 2019, the store was burned by a man who wanted to bring about the Book of Revelations. You can donate to help here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/please-help-us-rebuild-the-wilde-collection Resources: https://theleadernews.com/wilde-collection-owner-vows-to-resurrect-destroyed-heights-shop/ https://www.instagram.com/wildecollection/ https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/See-Wilde-Collection-oddities-shop-before-fire-14807512.php […]

Wurstfest, New Braunfels

For ten days each year, New Braunfels, TX gets crazy in the name of sausage with Wurstfest. Resources: Wurstfest Website: https://wurstfest.com/ WurstWagen Booking: https://rockinr.com/wurstwagen/ Comal County History: http://www.co.comal.tx.us/Historical/Markers/Wurstfest_Marker/Wurstfest%20Marker%20Narrative%20for%20web.pdf

The Candy Lady of Terrell

When children went missing around the start of 1900, an urban legend began to spread around Terrell about the infamous “Candy Lady.” Thanks to the following resources: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/texas/spookiest-urban-legend-tx/ https://1063thebuzz.com/terrifying-candy-lady-lures-kids-to-horrific-death-in-creepiest-texas-urban-legend-ever/ https://historyofclaracrane.tumblr.com/ http://myths-legends-and-truthiness.blogspot.com/2016/11/

The Catfish Plantation- Waxahachie

If you’re looking for good cajun food and a ghost or two, The Catfish Plantation in Waxahacie is the place for you. Resources: Lola B Roller Wed, May 1, 1929 – Page 1 · The Waxahachie Daily Light (Waxahachie, Texas) · Newspapers.com Amanda’s story in full at Amanda Actually: https://amandaactually.wordpress.com/tag/texas-haunting/ http://cbsloc.al/1WL6rCq http://www.catfishplantation.com/

El Muerto- The Headless Horseman of Texas

The South Texas badlands were a scary place for many reasons. While Sleepy Hollow may be better known for it, Texas has a Headless Horseman version of his own. Resources: http://sweetheartsofthewest.blogspot.com/2013/10/el-muerto-headless-horseman-of-south.html https://truehorrorstoriesoftexas.com/woman-spots-headless-horseman-south-texas/ The Headless Horseman: A Strange Tale of Texas