Would You Walk Through The Most Haunted Cemetery In Texas? Check It Out!
You all seem to be loving anything and everything creepy these days, so I decided to share with you the most beautiful cemetery in Texas, which is also considered the most haunted.
Oakwood Cemetery is located in Huntsville, Texas. It is part of the Texas Historical Commission. Oakwood Cemetery is the final resting place for General Sam Houston and many historical Texas figures.
According to the Texas Historical Commission, Oakwood Cemetery has been around since 1846. and it started with only three graves. In 1847 Pleasant Gray deed a 1,600 square foot piece of land. It has been greatly expanded by the people of Huntsville donating land. In 1867 a Yellow Fever epidemic hit the county very hard so there are a large number of death date years of 1867. The Civil War ended in 1865 but there were still Union Soldiers in Huntsville that died from Yellow Fever, so they are buried as well. Not only is Sam Houston buried there, but so are congressmen and many pioneer families.
Now I have told you some of the histories of the cemetery let's see what makes it the most beautiful, yet most haunted.
Oakwood Cemetary is known for its large trees that provide shade for you to walk the winding paths through the cemetery.'s gravestones. It's known for its beautiful landscaping.
Now, let's get to the haunted part. Most of the paranormal activity has been known to be happening around the grave of a five-year-old boy named, Rawley Rather Powell. If you ever want to have an encounter with Jesus this is the place. Above Rawley's beautiful headstone is a life-size bronze statue of Jesus. It is said that you can see Jesus move his hands from palm up to palm down. It is also said that Jesus will follow you with his eyes as you walk by like he is following you with his eyes. My Grandma has a picture of Jesus and every one of us swears his eyes follow you. We have always said Jesus is watching you.
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