Griffin GA hotels. Search for hotels in Griffin Georgia United States of America. Camelopard's wisdom for travellers. Georgia fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore. Georgia attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Georgia
The Gone With the Wind Museum in Marietta; Margaret Mitchell House and Museum in Atlanta; historic Madison, which even General Sherman could not bear to burn; Callaway Gardens; Warm Springs; the Bavarian architecture and festivals of Alpine Helen; the cobbled streets and colonial architecture of Savannah Historic District; the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site; Zoo Atlanta; Pebble Hill Plantation; Broxton Rocks; Stone Mountain Park with attractions such as giant carvings of American presidents; Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta; Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the largest in the world; the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta; Atlanta's Fox Theater; and the Ohoopee Sand Dunes, are among the attractions of Georgia.
Legends, Folklore, Ghosts, Myths, Scary Stories and Monsters in Georgia
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 velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; 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 Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; 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); the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; and the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
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; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; 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); a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); 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 spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; and the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
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