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The Grove, Jefferson

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Must see · Ghost Town · Historic Site
The Grove (also known as the Stilley–Young House), located in Jefferson, Texas, is an 1861 historic home that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. The house has also been called the most haunted place in Texas. The Grove's history dates back to the 19th century, when the property was purchased and the house that became known as "The Grove" was built. The Grove has been featured in the television series If Walls Could Talk on cable channel HGTV and was chosen "as one of the top twelve most haunted houses in America" by This Old House. The Grove was also named as one of the "eight scariest places in Texas" by Texas Monthly magazine. The house was also shown in William Shatner's Weird or What? in 2012. Additionally, The Grove was featured on Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Texas Highways magazine has featured The Grove several times, including in articles "Haunted Places in Texas" from October 1997 and "Haunted Jefferson" from October 2008.
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  • The people who own The Grove are wonderful and very welcoming. They take their time during tours to thoroughly explain the history of the home, the expansions and their experiences. When I was in...  more »
  • We did 4 guided tours in Jefferson and while they were all awesome, this one was my favorite. I loved hearing the history of the house and the feeling of happy spirits who are attached to it...  more »
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  • My best friend & visited the Grove a few years ago. My friend has always been a little more sensitive to things. She was fine before we went inside for the tour & about the time we got to the dining room she started to feel light headed. By the time we got to the kitchen she had to squat to the floor. Once we made it out of the house she sat on the porch steps for a bit & started to feel better. Mitchel & his wife were great hosts & we would love to come back for another visit.
  • Although it's been a couple years I wanted to let everyone that the tour of the Grove was awesome. Mitch was great and I too experienced the lady on the corner. I became very very warm like I was having a hot flash then cooled down when we moved on with the tour. This place is legit!

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