The Hobo at Mosier Valley
History and Demographics for Arlington, Texas:
Arlington, Texas is located near Dallas and Fort Worth forming the Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington metroplex. Arlington is the 7th largest city in Texas and 49th largest city in the United States. The first settlements here were established as early as the 1840′s. The city of Arlington was officially founded in 1876 along the Texas and Pacific railway.
River Legacy Park opened as a public park in 1990. It originally contained only about 370 acres. Today, however, River Legacy contains 1,300 acres that follows the Trinity River in Arlington, Texas.
At River Legacy Park in Arlington, Texas, there are a variety of habitats including bottomland forest, swamps, and prairie.
Ghosts and Hauntings at Mosier Valley in River Legacy Park:
Locals claim that a Hobo had jumped off a train at Mosier Valley in River Legacy Park and was sleeping in the woods one night. He was awakened by the sounds of two lovers fighting inside of a car parked nearby. The Hobo saw the man hit the woman. Heroically, he went to the car and opened the door to stop the fight. The Hobo was shot and killed on the spot. The woman, was found the next day, still alive, but somewhat forlorn and confused. Now, locals claim, as a result of this event, the ghost of the hobo is seen from time to time. Some folks report that the Hobo will even knock on one’s window late at night, if parked in the right location near Mosier Valley.
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