The Story Behind The Haunted Donkey Lady Bridge In Texas Will Send Chills Down Your Spine
Texas has plenty of folklore, but the Donkey Lady Bridge of San Antonio, a popular urban legend, is easily one of the creepiest. A paranormal entity known as the “Donkey Lady” is rumored to lurk near the bridge at Applewhite Road and over the Medina River, seeking vengeance for the horrible tragedy she endured as a young woman. Have you heard the legend of the Donkey Lady in San Antonio? Allow us to tell the story…
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Donkey Lady Bridge of San Antonio
What are some other haunted places in San Antonio?
The legend of the Donkey Lady Bridge isn't the only haunted tale in San Antonio -- not even close. Other haunted places in San Antonio include:
San Antonio is widely regarded as the most haunted city in Texas, primarily because of the gruesome battle that took place right here at the Alamo.
Comprised of four Spanish frontier missions dating to as early as the 1700s, this is the oldest place in Texas, so naturally, it has a few ghost stories to tell.
- The Old Bexar County Jail
Built in 1911, The Old Bexar County Jail housed some of San Antonio's most notorious criminals. It also performed public executions by way of hanging until 1926 and didn't shut its doors until 1962. Today, the jail has been transformed into a hotel called the Holiday Inn Express Riverwalk, and guests frequently report paranormal activity.
For those looking to immerse themselves in the town's spooky past, the Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours has capitalized on the city's paranormal notoriety with a bus ride that drives passengers straight into their worst nightmares. This 2.5-hour fright-fest leads to some of San Antonio's spookiest sights, including the Old Bexar County Jail and an infamous cemetery! This haunted Texas tour is *not* for the faint of heart...
What are some other Texas ghost stories?
There's no shortage of spooky stories and urban legends swirling around the Lone Star State. A few other Texas ghost stories are:
- An angry banshee lady haunting the Rio Grande
- The famous Bragg Lights deep in the heart of the Big Thicket
- Ghosts of women, such as La Llorona, searching desperately for their children
- Strange beasts
- Sightings of unexplained lights
These stories will keep your friends and family from out of state entertained for days. We've compiled some of the most terrifying Texas ghost stories in this article, but be warned: these tales are truly scary and might give you nightmares...