The House on the Hill; or the Murder of the Norton Sisters

The death of two wealthy sisters in Llano, Texas initially didn’t set off any alarm bells. That was until a close friend was tied to an arsenic poisoning a few cities away. The Norton ranch stands to this day. Resources: Poison for Profit by Mac B. McKinnon Texas Monthly: Poisoned with Love…

The Popeye Statue of Crystal City

Just under two hours Southwest from San Antonio sits a statue devoted to a beloved cartoon character that may have had something to do with keeping Crystal City alive during The Great Depression. The statue can be found at 400 W Zavala St, Crystal City, TX 78839. Resources:

The Haunted Clocktower of Gonzales

The Gonzales County Courthouse is a marvel of a building that was begun in 1894. By 1846, the brick and limestone building was festooned with a gorgeous clocktower. However, after a murderer made a final claim, the clock tower found its curse. Resources: So you can get a look at the clocktower:

La Lechuza- Witch-Owls of Texas

In Mexico and South Texas, there’s one frightening creature that terrifies children and adults in the shape of an owl- La Lechuza. Resources: Creepy Creatures and Other Cucuys by Xavier Garza And this was just cool: