The Driskill Hotel
History and Demographics for the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas:
The Driskill Hotel was built by a cattle baron in 1886. There are 189 guestrooms and suites. It is located on 6th Street in Downtown Austin, Texas.
Ghosts and Hauntings for the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas:
Visitors to the Driskill Hotel have reported hearing the sounds of children playing on the upper floors when there are no children upstairs. Visitors also reported the sensation of being touched by a ghostly presence. Ghosts and apparitions have been reported in mirrors as well as in chairs and walking around the hotel.
Strange reports come from the third floor of the Driskill Hotel. Apparently, a painting of a little girl with flowers is on the third floor in one of the Driskill’s hallways. Visitors to the hotel report feeling very odd when looking at the painting. They report that they feel the sensation of being “lifted” up by their heels and “tingling”.
The Driskill’s sister hotel, Le Pavillon in New Orleans is also host to all kinds of paranormal activity!
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The Shadowlord (1998). Shadowlands Haunted Places Index. Retrieved January 17, 2011 from http://shadowlands.net/places/texas1.htm
Wikipedia (2011). Austin, Texas. Retrieved January 18, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin,_Texas
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