Oakwood Cemetery (also known as City Cemetery) is considered one of the most haunted places in Austin, Texas. It’s the oldest city-owned cemetery and great place for history buffs and paranormal investigators.
|Oakwood Cemetery Chapel|
Legend states that the first tenants were victims of a Comanche attack whose bodies were laid to rest on the same hill in the 1850s. Later on, dead paupers, who were used in medical experiments, were buried in unmarked graves on the cemetery’s south side. In addition, graves without permanent markers were subject to reburial after a given period. Despite its protected status in the National Register of Historic Places, the cemetery has been subject to crime, vandalism and decay for decades. Locals believe that this troubled history has caused the cemetery to be haunted!
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Interesting Fact: Oakwood Cemetery covers over 40 acres with over 23,000 graves!
1601 Navosota Street