Haunted Austin

History and Hauntings in the Capital City
Product Number: EB00741869
Released: Nov 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781614233732
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Description

Discover the spirits and ghosts that have been keeping Austin weird for centuries in this guidebook to the city's supernatural citizens. A killer lurks in the dark streets, victimizing servant girls throughout 1885, and Austin becomes the first American city to claim a serial killer. The spirits of convicts wander amidst the manicured grounds of the Texas State Capitol, while inside a public servant assassinated in 1903 still haunts the corridors. These are just a few of the strange and frightening tales of Haunted Austin. Within these pages lies evidence that the frontier bravado legendary in so many Texas men and women lives on long after death. Author Jeanine Plumer explores the sinister history of the city and attempts to answer the question: why do so many ghosts linger in Austin?

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Author(s): Jeanine Plumer
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2010

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