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R.I.P. TX State Pike House

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by couple of d's, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. couple of d's

    couple of d's Member

    Oct 30, 2003
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    So Ive seen several college-related threads the last couple of days and thought I would send this along, since I know there are quite a few texas state alums on the board. This past Monday, the old pike house was set on fire and was completley destroyed. The San Marcos Police have arrested two people in connection with the case.
    The building was some kind of hospital or mental institution many years ago, and was rumored to be haunted. I don't know about it being haunted, but ive been in the building at night several times with friends (drunk of coarse ;) ) and it was very creepy. It was a very significant peice of San Marcos history, and it has been taken away by two arsonists. Pretty sad stuff.
  2. Cannonball

    Cannonball Contributing Member

    Jul 27, 2006
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    Yeah, stories of its haunting circulated every year around Halloween. Never been there myself.
  3. Mr. Brightside

    Mr. Brightside Contributing Member

    Mar 27, 2005
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    Maybe ghosts burned it down.
  4. Wangdoodle

    Wangdoodle Member

    Feb 12, 2007
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    Should've happened to the pikes at Stephen F. Austin. Those guys were dicks.
  5. SWTsig

    SWTsig Contributing Member

    Dec 20, 2002
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    although i'm sure it was probably pretty delapitated even while they lived there, that was one of the coolest fraternity houses i've ever seen, and the only house at swt that really resembled a true fraternity house.... damn shame. i've wandered that place many a time myself.

    the stories of some of the field day parties the pikes threw that the older alumni in my chapter would tell us about made me jealous.

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