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Visit Laredo, Texas, to Discover Haunted History

by Mary Melnick

Oct 18, 2021

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During the spooky season, fans of haunts and scares should visit Laredo, Texas, to discover the haunted heritage of the 266-year-old city. Visitors are able to embrace the story of La Llorona, witness apparitions of spirits walking through Laredo and the movement of objects in homes and buildings in the historic district. All these phenomena make for an uneasy stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods.


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oween, Webb County Heritage Foundation launched new self-guided walking tours of the historic San Agustin Plaza, including the San Agustin Ghost Tour. This tour takes visitors to the most notorious haunted sites while recounting tales of apparitions and other strange phenomena in the residential and commercial buildings. The self-guided tours can be found by using a cell phone and are the perfect way to social distance while still having fun.


Throughout October, people are invited to check out the “Haunted Heritage – Myths and Legends of Laredo” exhibit on display in downtown Laredo. The site features a spine-tingling photo display of Laredo’s most infamous haunted sites sure to make the brave just a little scared.


The exhibit explains stories and legends of mysterious past and most notorious spooky characters, including La Llorona, the Chupacabra, the UFO crash near the city, and the spirits that visit many local schools. Admission to Villa Antigua Border Heritage Museum is $3. If visiting on a Tuesday, admission is free.


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