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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Canton Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong and the Grand Hyatt Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Monsters, Ghosts, Myths, Scary Stories, Folklore and Legends in Illinois
The strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the seven bridges on Lebanon Road, Troy, known as The Seven Gates to Hell, protected by ghostly hounds with glowing eyes (it is said that if you drive through all seven "gates" and finish at midnight, you will go straight to hell); the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the ghosts of the Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, including the marble playing child Cassandra who drowned in the swimming pool, the fragrant Jasmine Lady, a drunken artist (who didn't have time to complete the Crystal Room's mural) and the unfortunate George; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; and the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The ghostly screams heard near the post office on the site of the hotel built by sadistic serial killer H H Holmes on West 63rd Street, Chicago; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; and the giant serpent of Lake Michigan, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Raccoons, Eastern chipmunks, wild turkeys, blue jays, American badgers, black-capped chickadees, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, groundhogs, common grackles, red foxes, copperhead snakes, cottonmouth snakes, prothonotary warblers, opossums, coyotes, bobcats, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, timber rattlesnakes, gray foxes, white-tailed deer, minks, bald eagles, ruby-throated hummingbirds, Eastern cottontail rabbits and red-headed woodpeckers are among the wild animals of Illinois.
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