Over the years, people have claimed sightings they couldn’t explain. A woman in white in the historic Williamson County Courthouse rotunda. The silhouette of an elderly man with puffy hair roaming an alleyway. Figures in Victorian clothes spotted through a second-floor window of a shop.
Reports of such apparitions are slowly becoming part of town lore and have placed historic sites in Georgetown on the radar of several ghost hunting groups.
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If you go
Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House, corner of 4th and Main streets: Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 8 to 12 years. Children under 8 are not allowed in, and children under 12 must be with an adult.
Spirits Ghost Tours at the Williamson County Courthouse, 710 S. Main St.: Oct. 26 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $39.99 per person. Go to spiritsghosttours.com for information.
Williamson Museum’s Ghosts of the Square, 716 S. Austin Ave.: Oct. 25 and 26 at 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Go to williamsonmuseum.org for information.