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The Olde Park Hotel Ballinger, Texas

The Olde Park Hotel Ballinger, Texas

107 S. 6th St, Ballinger (TX), 76821, United States

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(325) 718-2662

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About 1886 historic/haunted venue - ghost tours/weekend group overnight stays. Must prepay through website for future weekend group overnight stays.
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Description San Angelo Live News story (Published October 2015):

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With the woman’s direction, the young man made his way to the left and saw the narrow wooden staircase leading to the second floor. As he began to ascend the stairs, a musty smell overwhelmed him, an odor that represented the age of the building. “I walked up the staircase, and for a fleeting moment, I had this thought that if I was filming a horror movie, this would be the best location. The steps would creek and sometimes a plume of dust would come up,” Wes said. Once he made his way up to the landing, he began to explore a few rooms toward the front of the building’s second floor, but nothing caught his interest; thus, he started walking down the hall toward the back rooms. Midway down the hall, Wes noticed the opened windows with see-through curtains covering them, but he couldn’t shake the chill of the dark hallway. “It was almost like I had to squint just to kind of see, even though sunlight was pouring through the rooms,” Wes explained.
As the young man makes his way from room to room looking at things, he heard what sounded like boot steps. “My first thought is I’m in an old building, so my mind’s playing tricks on me; I didn’t give it much thought,” stated Wes. “As I kept walking down the hallway, however, the boot steps became more pronounced, more belligerent. They were coming from the rooms I had just been in.”
At first, Wes thought maybe the owner’s husband decided to check on him. After all, the man had glared at him, so maybe he wanted to make sure the college student wasn’t stealing or vandalizing something. Or, maybe the couple had a housekeeper to help keep the more than 40-room building tidy. However, as Wes started to scope out another room, he got a distinct feeling someone was watching him. The hair on the back of his neck slowly started to rise and he felt a presence. He knew at that point
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