Taylor House

Some places are unknowingly famous. Whether it has been used in a movie, a home of a celebrity, or part of a historical event, different places can mean different things to different people. One place in Denton is famous for multiple reasons. It even may have a ghost.

The old Taylor house, also known as the Bryant-Todd house, is located at 119 Gay St. The victorian style home was built in 1868. The home was named after a former owner, Will Taylor. The neighbors called him Old Man Taylor and he was known for being a very mean person. The main story that is known today about Taylor is he kept threatening the town dogs for being on his property. One Sunday people woke up and found neighborhood dogs dead all throughout Denton. They believed Taylor poisoned the dogs since he kept saying he was going to