Lithia Springs GA hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Lithia Springs Georgia USA. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Georgia. Suggestions for your trip by Camelopard.com. Georgia attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
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Monsters, Myths, Folklore, Ghosts, Legends and Scary Stories in Georgia
The spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; 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); Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; 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 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 pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; 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 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; 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.
State Parks, National Parks, National Forests, State Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Georgia
Cumberland Island National Seashore where manatees may seen offshore; Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest with black bears and other wildlife; Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area with its granite monadnocks (isolated rock hills or inselbergs); F D Roosevelt State Park where President Roosevelt sometmes picnicked; Reed Bingham State Park, noted for its large vulture population, especially during winter; Providence Canyon State Park; the renowned Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Florida and is home to alligators and other wildlife in its dark waters; and Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Georgia.
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