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Nacogdoches Railroad Depot to display 'Hauntings' exhibit

Just in time for Halloween, the Center for Regional Heritage Research at SFA will display the exhibit "Hauntings" starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Nacogdoches Historic Depot, which will focus on ghost stories centered around railroads.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Center for Regional Heritage Research at Stephen F. Austin State University will display the exhibit "Hauntings" starting 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Nacogdoches Historic Depot, 101 Old Tyler Road.

Just in time for Halloween, the exhibit will focus on iconic ghost stories developed around railroads. Many of these ghost stories originated in the 19th century and are still shared today. The exhibit will include tales of the headless brakeman who wandered the tracks, the mysterious ghost trains that traveled eerily through the night, the "waiting woman" and many more.

The exhibit will continue through Oct. 31. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kelley Snowden at (936) 468-4405 or snowdenkelle@sfasu.edu.