Central SC hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Central South Carolina United States of America. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of South Carolina. South Carolina fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Central South Carolina hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como and the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of South Carolina
Scarlet king snakes, beavers, manatees, Kemp's ridley sea turtles, Eastern coral snakes, turkey vultures, whales, oystercatchers, black racers, Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, scarlet snakes, bobcats, long-tailed weasels, opossums, long-tailed weasels, Canada geese, loggerhead turtles, alligators, rat snakes, river otters, muskrats, cottonmouth snakes, dusky pigmy rattlesnakes, striped skunks, black bears, timber rattlesnakes, armadillos, green turtles, raccoons, a variety of salamanders, gray foxes, bald eagles, red foxes, Carolina wrens, coachwhips, black vultures, minks, white-tailed deer, bobwhite quails, milk snakes, Eastern king snakes, Southern fox squirrels, leatherback turtles, wild turkeys, Carolina pigmy rattlesnakes, spotted skunks, dolphins, copperheads, snapping turtles, corn snakes and coyotes are among the wild animals of South Carolina.
Ghosts, Folklore, Monsters, Scary Stories, Myths and Legends in South Carolina
The nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; the terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; the spectral, dwarfish jester Gauche, believed to have been one of Jean Ribault's sixteenth century colonists, that inexplicably haunts Dr Joseph Johnson House ("the Castle") in Beaufort, where it joined in the games of the Danner family children; and how an estate near Charleston brings ill fortune to its owners since a Native American chief, once the lover of a white woman, avenged her when her white husband betrayed her and tried to sell her land, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
The Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; the many hauntings of Graniteville Cemetery, including uncanny screams, phantoms that grasp your ankles if you walk on their graves and a ghostly woman who places flowers on the graves of children; the ghosts of two Boston terriers,one of which, in life, saved a boy from drowning, that still play together on the beach and in the surf of Pawleys Island, near the Pelican Inn, which was their home; the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; and the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
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