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The Haunted Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, TX

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Do you see any ghosts in the windows?

In my hometown that I call Esel in some of my stories (mostly upcoming stories), everyone knows about the Baker Hotel in neighboring Mineral Wells, TX, and everyone knows that it’s haunted.  Even those who don’t believe have heard the stories.  They say it’s the most haunted location in Texas.  The most famous and most reported ghost story is that of the Woman of the Seventh Floor.  The rumor is, a lady had an affair with the hotel manager (or was it the owner?) and when it went awry, she flung herself from the rooftop, and there’s only one way that decision ends.  Those who enter the hotel (mostly illegally) catch a whiff of women’s perfume on the seventh floor, where the lady always stayed, and her flirtatious spirit gets gropey with any man it fancies.  
There is now a sixty-five million dollar restoration plan for the hotel, and when you read the articles about the upcoming project, it seems they are leaving out the bit about the ghosts.



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