Hanover IN hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Hanover Indiana United States of America. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Indiana. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of Indiana. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Hanover Indiana hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Chelsea Hotel in New York, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Monsters, Legends, Myths, Ghosts and Folklore in Indiana
Oscar, the Beast of Busco, said to be a gigantic snapping turtle encountered near Churubusco; the phantom woman of the Rockport Inn Bed & Breakfast in Rockport; stories of the Swedenborgian missionary and nurseryman, Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman), who acquired some wealth by hard work but went barefoot, wore rags or old clothes and used his cooking pan as a cap (he was living in Indiana at the time of his death in Fort Wayne); ghosts of the historic Hotel Attica in Attica, including an unwelcome back scratcher and a glowing spectre (are they the same spirit?); the girl in yellow, a murder victim, whose spirit is still seen in Indiana University, Bloomington; hauntings of the Crump Theatre in Columbus, including the spectre of a child, unexplained voices in the nursing area and the ghost of a man; and ghosts of the Barbee Hotel in Warsaw, including Al Capone, a murdered gangster's moll, a silent old man and even, perhaps, Rita Hayworth, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Indiana.
The lion-headed serpent of the Wabash, seen at Huntington; strange stories about how mysterious boulders reached the crowns of trees (as high as eighty feet up) in Yellowwood State Forest; the crying of ghostly babies heard in Indiana University's Career Development Center on North Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, which was once a fraternity house and also the site of an illegal abortion clinic; the glowing male apparition of Baums Bridge Inn Bar & Restaurant in Kouts, which may be seen through a window (hope that it doesn't see you, though, as it can move with uncanny speed); the phantom Woman in Black who chases people in the area of East Third Street, Bloomington; the reptilian man, or possibly people, who lurk in the Ohio River; and the spectre of Richard Dorson who, appropriately, founded Indiana University's Folklore Institute and now haunts the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology on North Fess Avenue, Bloomington, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Indiana.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Indiana
The Indiana World War Memorial in Indianapolis; the Children's Museum of Indianapolis; the war memorial of Monument Circle, Indianapolis; the RV / MH Hall of Fame Museum in Elkhart; the Indiana University Art Museum in Bloomington; the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame du Lac near South Bend; White River State Park in Indianapolis (not a nature reserve but home to many attractions); the world's largest ball of paint (created by by repeatedly painting over a baseball) in Alexandria; the 160 foot rectangular tower of the First Christian Church in Columbus; the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis; Indianapolis Zoo; the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site in Madison; the Eagle Creek Park and Nature Preserve, where you can commune with nature in the city of Indianapolis; the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis; the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis; the Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial in Indianapolis; the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo; the Indiana State Capitol building, "the Statehouse", in Indianapolis; the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial near Evansville; the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500 race and the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix; Johnny Appleseed Park (formerly Archer Park) in Fort Wayne, the alleged site of John Chapman's grave (there is an engraved gravestone) and the site of the Johnny Appleseed Festival in September; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; and the WonderLab Museum of Science in Bloomington, are among the attractions of Indiana.
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