Ellijay GA hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Ellijay Georgia USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Georgia. Camelopard travel tips and hints. Georgia folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Ellijay Georgia hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
National Parks, National Forests, State Forests, Nature Reserves, State Parks and Refuges in Georgia
F D Roosevelt State Park where President Roosevelt sometmes picnicked; Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge; Cumberland Island National Seashore where manatees may seen offshore; Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area with its granite monadnocks (isolated rock hills or inselbergs); the renowned Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Florida and is home to alligators and other wildlife in its dark waters; Reed Bingham State Park, noted for its large vulture population, especially during winter; Providence Canyon State Park; and Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest with black bears and other wildlife, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Georgia.
Legends, Scary Stories, Myths, Monsters, Folklore and Ghosts in Georgia
The phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; 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 pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); and Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
The many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; 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; 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; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; 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); and the Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
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