Jonesboro GA hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Jonesboro Georgia United States of America. Georgia national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Georgia myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts.
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National Parks, State Parks, State Forests, National Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Georgia
Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge; Providence Canyon State Park; Cumberland Island National Seashore where manatees may seen offshore; the renowned Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Florida and is home to alligators and other wildlife in its dark waters; F D Roosevelt State Park where President Roosevelt sometmes picnicked; Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest with black bears and other wildlife; Reed Bingham State Park, noted for its large vulture population, especially during winter; and Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area with its granite monadnocks (isolated rock hills or inselbergs), are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Georgia.
Folklore, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters, Myths and Legends in 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 Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; 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; 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); and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; 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 vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; and The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
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