Video: Where History and the Paranormal Collide
Whether you’re visiting for a taste of history or the paranormal, the Fort Bend Museum has something to share.
This story is part of Big Wonder–our series that explores uniquely larger-than-life stories in Texas.
Ghosts of the past come alive at Fort Bend Museum. Just beyond the banks of the Brazos, the Fort Bend Museum features exhibits leading visitors through history from the Texas Revolution to the Civil Rights movement as well as two historic homes representing very different Texan backgrounds. Keep your eyes peeled as you move through these spaces; the houses are said to be home to souls who have not quite moved on from this realm.
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