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  • Writer's pictureJoe Perez

Haunted Texas: The Granbury Opera House

Haunted Texas

The Granbury Opera House, Granbury, Texas

This opera house has a phantom of its own, and he's a tall man wearing all black right on down to his boots. Some people say this mysterious figure is the ghost of John Wilkes Booth. After all, he did perform in this theatre many times. the theater was renovated four years ago as the new home of the Granbury Theatre Company. Inside, twin curved staircases lead from there designed lobby to the balcony level, where there’s one particularly notorious seat. The seat reportedly belongs to the ghost of John Wilkes Booth, the actor and Confederate sympathizer who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. According to local actors who work in the Granbury Opera House, the haunted seat sometimes folds down on its own accord.

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