Fredericksburg VA hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Fredericksburg Virginia USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Virginia. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Virginia.
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National Parks, State Parks, National Forests, Nature Reserves, State Forests and Refuges in Virginia
The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in the Appalachian Mountains, extending into Kentucky and West Virginia and with wildlife such as black bears, white-tailed deer and bald eagles; Pocahontas State Park; the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, extending into North Carolina, with wildlife such as bears and otters; Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with beautiful scenery (take the renowned Skyline Drive) and wildlife such as bears and deer; Lake Anna State Park; Douthat State Park; Shenandoah River State Park; the "Grand Canyon of the South", Breaks Interstate Park; Kiptopeke State Park; Belle Isle State Park; False Cape State Park; Wilderness Road State Park; Grayson Highlands State Park; Powhatan State Park; Natural Tunnel State Park; and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Virginia.
Legends, Myths, Ghosts, Folklore, Monsters and Scary Stories in Virginia
Lucy, a phantom in the Olde Towne Inn, Manassas, who has the power to levitate people; George, the invisible ghost of Altavista Combined Middle and High School; the creation, by the Great Spirit, of the Natural Bridge over Cedar Creek, Rockbridge County, for the benefit of the Monacan tribe (their women and children escaped across the bridge while their menfolk were able to defend the narrow path from a larger number of Powhatan warriors); mysteries of the Great Dismal Swamp, including a spectral raft with two occupants, illuminated by a bottle of fireflies, on Lake Drummond (the occupants are the ghosts of a man who went mad with grief and that of his lover, whose spirit the man desperately sought in the swamp); the hatchet wielding Bunny Man (Bunnyman Ghost) of Colchester Overpass (Bunny Man Bridge) near Clifton; card playing pirates and ghostly victims of a Native American attack at Carter's Grove; and the hauntings of the Wayside Inn, Middletown, continuously serving its guests, living or spectral, since 1797, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Virginia.
The Richmond Vampire, popularly (and perhaps unfairly) associated with the tomb of William Wortham Pool in Holywood Cemetery, Richmond; the phantom boats of the Rappahannock River, including the Black Barge, a portent of Republican victory in the elections of Tappahannock and Essex County; spooky tales of the Inn at Willow Grove in Orange, haunted by ghostly foosteps and two Confederate soldiers who sit and converse under a tree; the magical waters of the underground Lost River below Natural Bridge, which make everyone who drinks from them return; hauntings of Woodlawn Plantation, Mount Vernon, including the beautiful and fragrant ghost of Eleanor "Nelly" Custis (near the boxwood trees) and the well in the gift shop that may be a portal to another world; spirits of the historic and very haunted Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, including a phantom cat and a spectral former employee who tells people that there are ghosts on the higher floors; spooky goings on in the Martha Washington Inn and Spa, Abingdon, including Civil War bloodstains appearing on new carpets and a phantom woman seeking her lover; and the Native American lovers who leapt to their deaths from Jump Mountain, near Lexington, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Virginia.
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