Eatonton GA hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Eatonton Georgia United States of America. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers. Monsters, myths, legends, folklore, ghosts and hauntings of Georgia. Georgia attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Eatonton Georgia hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi and Claridge's in London. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Myths, Ghosts, Monsters, Folklore and Scary Stories in Georgia
A stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the female spectre of the town square, Savannah, who sometimes follows people around (she is seeking her baby who was born just before the woman was hanged for murder); the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; and the strange phenomena in John W Woolfolk House (Colonial Apartments), sometimes called The House of a Thousand Cadavers, in Columbus (the house contains private dwellings so do not be a nuisance), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
The elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; the Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; the statue of little Gracie Watson in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, which is said to weep blood if anyone steals the presents which are sometimes left on her grave; and a cave, near the source of the Hiwassee River, containing many human skulls whose former owners haunted a farmer, who had foolishly removed them, until he wisely put them back, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Georgia
Sandhill cranes, gopher tortoises, dolphins, white-tailed deer, minks, prothonotary warblers, river otters, leatherback turtles, turkey vultures, black vultures, hellbender salamanders, bobcats, feral nine-banded armadillos, wild turkeys, raccoons, feral pigs, wood storks, loggerhead turtles, bald eagles, alligators, black bears, manatees and cottomouths are among the wild animals of Georgia.
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