The ghost of the McDow Hole

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The ghost of the McDow Hole Unknown Binding – January 1, by Mary Joe Clendenin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. New and free. Meditate with Jesse Israel. Listen free. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Author: Mary Joe Clendenin. The McDow Hole got its name from the Jim McDow family who came to the area in January purchasing acres. The McDows built their cabin not far from the water hole.

When pioneers began to come to the region they would go down to the “McDow” place to get water referring to the location on the creek as “McDow” Hole. One entirely different version of the haunting at McDow’s Hole made its way into the pages of a national magazine sometime in the late s or early s when Texas writer Lewis Nordyke wrote an article for Cavalier called “Even the Ghosts Are Greater in Texas.”According to Nordyke, Sheriff R.

Long, believing that the screams were made by a panther, kept a late-night vigil at McDow. The McDow Hole, a Texas Ghost Story, by Bob Hopkins. HOME: Welcome to Texas Escapes which happened to be near the McDow, the woman was spotted by several on the train, to be once again, on the tracks.

From that night on, the apparition would appear on the tracks time and time again. recounted the events in the book “Ghost Stories of. I am researching the old McDow Hole ghost story in an attempt to separate fact from fiction.

I am looking for any witnesses that may have actually seen the ghost. years of sightings means something must be real.

Please contact me by email at [email protected], thank you. Reply Delete. In the s, Charlie and Jenny Papworth with their infant son Temple made a treacherous journey to what is now known as Alexandra, Texas.

Purchasing a spread next to Charlie's cousin Jim McDow's, they built a cabin yards from Green Creek a.k.a.

McDow's Hole and got settled. About five years later, Charlie and Jenny welcomed their second son. There are several versions of the story of Jennifer Papworth, her husband Charlie, their son Temple, and their infant daughter.

Although some accounts differ, the ending is the same: Jennifer’s ghost still haunts the area around McDow’s Hole on Green Creek. In most sightings, she carries the body of her infant daughter.

There is something even scarier than a ghost in this house. Written by Ammi-Joan Paquette and illustrated by Adam Record.

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Professor Emeritus of Lubbock Christian University, Dr. Mary Joe Clendenin taught for 40 years. She earned her Ed. degree from New Mexico State University. Mary Joe and her husband, Ray, have three children and eight grandchildren. Other books by Dr. Clendenin include, Devotional Souvenirs, The Ghost of McDow Hole, and The Ghost of Jenny.

A woman has also been seen at McDow's hole floating above the water sometimes holding a baby. Is it really the ghost of Jenny Papworth or the ghost of some other unfortunate person killed on the land.

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One entirely different version of the haunting at McDow’s Hole made its way into the pages of a national magazine sometime in the late s or early s when Texas writer Lewis Nordyke wrote an article for Cavalier called “Even the Ghosts Are Greater in Texas.” According to Nordyke, Sheriff R.

Long, believing that the screams were. Life on the Texas frontier was full of hardships for a woman born to be a Southern belle.

From the moment she arrived, Jenny hated the land and the weather, the people and their coarse behavior, even the cabin she was forced to live in&#;and the spiders and scorpions she had to share it. Then, some sightings of gnomes, fey folk and a possible alien abduction.

After some news Cam brings up the interesting story of McDows Hole in Texas. In the s, a couple, Charlie and Jenny Papworth, moved into a cabin near the McDow Hole on the creek.

The hole was named after his uncle, Jim McDow. McDow Hole – Anatomy Of A Texas Ghost Story (Ghost Stories) Spooky Texas legend of the McDow Hole, where ghost sightings of pioneer woman Jenny Papworth and her baby have long been reported.

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From the moment she arrived, Jenny hated the land and the weather, the people and their coarse behavior, even the cabin she was forced to live inand the spiders and scorpions she had to share it with.

For at least a hundred years since her death, Erath County residents have reported seeing Jennys ghost hovering near the McDow Hole on Greens Creek. Ghost often studies a Guinness Book of World Records, given to him by Mr.

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It wasn’t long before the first ghostly sightings were reported. Referred to by some people as the ghost of McDow’s Hole, the apparition appeared to be that of a young woman holding a baby.

(Several books were written about the subject, including “The Ghost of. Haunting of McDow Hole on Highway 6 In the s, Charlie and Jenny Papworth moved into a cabin near the McDow Hole on the creek.

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