Hobart IN hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Hobart Indiana United States of America. Indiana scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Indiana. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home.
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Nature Reserves, State Forests, National Forests, State Parks, National Parks and Refuges in Indiana
Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area; Brown County State Park, Indiana's largest; Greene–Sullivan State Forest; Chain O'Lakes State Park with its eight kettle lakes; Calumet Prairie State Nature Preserve; Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge; Clark State Forest; Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge; Morgan–Monroe State Forest; Owen–Putnam State Forest; Jackson–Washington State Forest; Selmier State Forest; Versailles State Park with the Busching Covered Bridge; Harrison–Crawford State Forest; Yellowwood State Forest with its unexplained boulders in trees; McCormick's Creek State Park, Indiana's oldest; Falls of the Ohio State Park, the site of the meeting of Lewis and Clarke prior to their surveying expedition and also noted for its fossil deposits, as well as for inexplicable (dare I say Fortean?) wildlife sightings such as crocodiles and alligators; Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; Pike State Forest; Ferdinand State Forest; Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve; beautiful Clifty Falls State Park, which also boasts Clifty Creek Canyon; Martin State Forest; Indiana Dunes State Park; and Salamonie River State Forest, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Indiana.
Myths, Ghosts, Folklore, Monsters, Legends and Scary Stories in Indiana
The reptilian man, or possibly people, who lurk in the Ohio River; strange stories about how mysterious boulders reached the crowns of trees (as high as eighty feet up) in Yellowwood State Forest; 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; 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; ghosts of the Barbee Hotel in Warsaw, including Al Capone, a murdered gangster's moll, a silent old man and even, perhaps, Rita Hayworth; the girl in yellow, a murder victim, whose spirit is still seen in Indiana University, Bloomington; and the phantom woman of the Rockport Inn Bed & Breakfast in Rockport, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Indiana.
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; the lion-headed serpent of the Wabash, seen at Huntington; 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); 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); ghosts of the historic Hotel Attica in Attica, including an unwelcome back scratcher and a glowing spectre (are they the same spirit?); the phantom Woman in Black who chases people in the area of East Third Street, Bloomington; and Oscar, the Beast of Busco, said to be a gigantic snapping turtle encountered near Churubusco, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Indiana.
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