Florence WI hotels. Find hotels in Florence Wisconsin United States of America. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Wisconsin. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Wisconsin.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Florence Wisconsin hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau and the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore and Myths in Wisconsin
The Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; the carnivorous, forest dwelling hidebehind, which can conceal itself anywhere (you are safe if you drink beer around the campfire, as the hidebehind loathes the taste of alcohol); the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; tall tales of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe (scholars regard Wisconsin as his true home and the earliest collected stories were probably in "Legends of Paul Bunyan, Lumberjack" published by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters); the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; giant, finned serpents, as well as spirits and a powerful manitou, in Devil's Lake (Da-wa-kah-char-gra) where the Ho-Chunk nation still celebrate their spiritual rites; and the legend of Maiden Rock, one of the sites said to be where the Native American maiden Winona leapt to her death because her father forbade her marriage to the man she loved, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
Ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; the spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; and the mischievious spirit of "Agatha", the cigar smoking ghost of William Karsten, the playful spectre of little Billy Karsten, as well as other hauntings and psychokinetic manifestations, at the Karsten Hotel (The Historic Karsten Inn) in Kewaunee, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Wisconsin
Garter snakes, trumpeter swans, black-backed woodpeckers, northern harriers, muskrats, Bell's vireos, bobcats, ducks, otters, red-winged blackbirds, turkey vultures, bobolinks, cottontail rabbits, gray jays, yellow-crowned night-herons, fishers, coyotes, increasing numbers of moose, wild turkeys, common loons, squirrels, grouse, beavers, Blandings turtles, Acadian flycatchers, evening grosbeaks, raccoons, Kentucky warblers, blue jays, brown thrashers, white-winged crossbills, reintroduced elk, prothonotary warblers, mourning doves, woodcocks, blue-winged warblers, ospreys, barred owls, cerulean warblers, marsh wrens, introduced ring-necked pheasants, Caspian terns, green herons, sandhill cranes, black terns, boreal chickadees, pileated woodpeckers, thrushes, gray wolves, sedge wrens, white-tailed deer, minks, common ravens, northern cardinals, Yellow-throated warblers, bull snakes, endangered Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes, foxes, eastern meadowlarks, martens, sparrows, black bears, red crossbills, chipmunks, black-capped chickadees, yellow headed blackbirds, bald eagles and timber rattlesnakes are among the wild animals of Wisconsin.
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