Louisville TN hotels. Reservations for hotels in Louisville Tennessee United States of America. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of Tennessee. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice. Tennessee national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
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Scary Stories, Monsters, Myths, Legends, Folklore and Ghosts in Tennessee
The phantom slaves sometimes seen on the verandah of The Hermitage near Nashville, once the home of "the people's president", Andrew Jackson; the death song of a Cherokee maiden and her white lover, that is still sometimes heard near Chattanooga, at Walden Ridge (Wallen's Ridge) above the Tennessee River (the pair leapt to their deaths because her father forbade their marriage); the treasure of Cumberland Heights, guarded by invisible and deadly hands; the ghosts of Opryland, including a woman in black mourning weeds and the shade of Hank Williams; and tales of Casey Jones and his locomotive, the Cannonball Express (Jones was actually a real hero who died in a collision in Mississippi - his home is still preserved in Jackson), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Tennessee.
The famous Bell Witch poltergeist haunting in the community of Adams; rumours that Elvis is alive and well, although somewhat older (even though his ghost has allegedly been seen in a number of places, including his Graceland mansion in Memphis); the phantom white stag of the Sequatchie Valley; the Tennessee Troll seen in Campbell county (if you don't see a real one, you can buy a hand-crafted souvenir from A Troll in the Park, in Gatlinburg, Sevier county); the black ghost dog and the headless bull, both harbingers of doom, that terrorise the Chatata Valley; and the ill-omened bleeding horse of the Great Smoky Mountains, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Tennessee.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Tennessee
Dolly Parton's Dollywood in Pigeon Forge; Casey Jones Village in Jackson, commemorating the almost legendary railroad hero; Lookout Mountain at Chattanooga; the Titanic Museum, with many objects related to the disaster, in Pigeon Forge; the amazing underground Ruby Falls, Chattanooga; Fort Donelson National Battlefield; Ober Gatlinburg amusement park and ski resort; Point Park Battlefield; the Sunsphere Tower in Knoxville; the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum; the American Museum of Science and Energy at Oak Ridge, where the National Laboratory produced enriched uranium for atomic bombs of the Manhattan Project; Shiloh National Military Park; Great Smoky Mountains National Park with its amazing scenery and wildlife; Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park; Stones River National Cemetery; the Lost Sea caves in Sweetwater; the Parthenon in Nashville's Centennial Park; the Museum of Appalachia in Clinton; the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville; Sun Studio in Memphis; Beale Street in Memphis; the King's former mansion, Graceland, in Memphis; riding a steam train on the Tennessee Valley Railroad; the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville; Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, in Gatlinburg; President Andrew Jackson's former home, The Hermitage; and WC Handy's House in Memphis, are among the attractions of Tennessee.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Fairbanks, Atlanta, Corpus Christi, Honolulu, Sitka, New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, St Louis, Detroit, San Francisco, Albuquerque, Dallas, San Diego, Atlantic City, Skagway, Phoenix, Houston, Miami, Juneau, Anchorage, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Washington DC, Sacramento, Santa Fe, Lake Tahoe, Boston, Chicago, Savannah, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include Bryce Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Disney resorts, the Everglades, the Appalachians, the Adirondacks, the California coastline, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Niagara Falls, the Florida Keys, rodeos, Mount Rushmore, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Grand Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rainier National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yosemite National Park, the Ozarks, Route 66, the wild west town of Tombstone and the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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