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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Mauston Wisconsin hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai and the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths, Ghosts, Monsters and Legends in Wisconsin
The legend of Maiden Rock, one of the sites said to be where the Native American maiden Winona leapt to her death because her father forbade her marriage to the man she loved; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; the carnivorous, forest dwelling hidebehind, which can conceal itself anywhere (you are safe if you drink beer around the campfire, as the hidebehind loathes the taste of alcohol); and ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
The spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; tall tales of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe (scholars regard Wisconsin as his true home and the earliest collected stories were probably in "Legends of Paul Bunyan, Lumberjack" published by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters); the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; giant, finned serpents, as well as spirits and a powerful manitou, in Devil's Lake (Da-wa-kah-char-gra) where the Ho-Chunk nation still celebrate their spiritual rites; the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; and the mischievious spirit of "Agatha", the cigar smoking ghost of William Karsten, the playful spectre of little Billy Karsten, as well as other hauntings and psychokinetic manifestations, at the Karsten Hotel (The Historic Karsten Inn) in Kewaunee, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
State Forests, National Parks, State Parks, National Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Wisconsin
Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area; Van Loon Wildlife Area; Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee; Amnicon Falls State Park with its covered bridge and waterfalls; Tiffany Wildlife Area; the large Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with wildlife such as beavers and black bears as well as wilderness areas such as Rainbow Lake, Porcupine Lake, Whisker Lake, Blackjack Springs and Headwaters; Cylon Wildlife Area; Joel Marsh Wildlife Area with game such as deer, black bears and turkeys; Peninsula State Park; Augusta Wildlife Area with wildlife such as bears and deer; Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area; Ackley Wildlife Area with beavers, bears and other wildlife; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Lake Kegonsa State Park; the Kickapoo Valley Reserve; Buckhorn Wildlife Area; Copper Falls State Park with its gorge and waterfalls; Wolf River Wildlife Area; Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area; French Creek Wildlife Area; Newport State Park, designated as a wilderness; Yellowstone Lake State Park; Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge; Collins Marsh Wildlife Area; Rock Island State Park; Big Bay State Park, on Madeline Island, with its long beach; Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area; Killsnake Wildlife Area; Devil's Lake State Park, rich in folklore and named for its Ice Age endorheic (having no outlet) lake; Kickapoo River Wildlife Area; Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area; Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge; Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge; Natural Bridge State Park; Mirror Lake State Park; Wildcat Mountain State Park, overlooking the Kickapoo Valley; Greenwood Wildlife Area; Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area; Harrington Beach State Park; Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge; Allenton Marsh Wildlife Area; Wyalusing State Park; Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Columbus Wetland Public Hunting Grounds; Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area; Buckhorn State Park; Lake Wissota State Park; Big Swamp Wildlife Area; Straight Lake State Park; Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area; Albany Wildlife Area; Waterloo Wildlife Area; Richard Bong State Recreation Area; and Kohler-Andrae State Park with woodlands, dunes and golden beaches, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Wisconsin.
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