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Lake Oconee Area GA hotels. Reservations for hotels in Lake Oconee Area Georgia USA. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Georgia national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Georgia fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore.

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    We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Lake Oconee Area Georgia hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio and the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong. are internationally renowned hotels.

    State Parks, State Forests, National Parks, Nature Reserves, National Forests and Refuges in Georgia

    F D Roosevelt State Park where President Roosevelt sometmes picnicked; Cumberland Island National Seashore where manatees may seen offshore; Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge; the renowned Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Florida and is home to alligators and other wildlife in its dark waters; Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest with black bears and other wildlife; Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area with its granite monadnocks (isolated rock hills or inselbergs); Reed Bingham State Park, noted for its large vulture population, especially during winter; and Providence Canyon State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Georgia.

    Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Monsters, Legends and Myths 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; 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); 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 pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; and the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.

    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; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); and The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.



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