McMinnville TN hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in McMinnville Tennessee USA. Tennessee attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Suggestions for your trip by Camelopard.com. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Tennessee.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your McMinnville Tennessee hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Legends, Ghosts, Monsters, Folklore, Scary Stories and Myths in Tennessee
The treasure of Cumberland Heights, guarded by invisible and deadly hands; 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 ghosts of Opryland, including a woman in black mourning weeds and the shade of Hank Williams; the phantom white stag of the Sequatchie Valley; and the black ghost dog and the headless bull, both harbingers of doom, that terrorise the Chatata Valley, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Tennessee.
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 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 famous Bell Witch poltergeist haunting in the community of Adams; 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); the ill-omened bleeding horse of the Great Smoky Mountains; and the phantom slaves sometimes seen on the verandah of The Hermitage near Nashville, once the home of "the people's president", Andrew Jackson, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Tennessee.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Tennessee
White-tailed deer, reintroduced elk (also called wapiti), shy Appalachian cottontail rabbits, pygmy shrews, black bears, solitary sandpipers, Le Conte’s sparrows, wild turkeys, red squirrels, moles, beavers, turkey vultures, red foxes, Carolina northern flying squirrels, black-necked stilts, bald eagles, reintroduced river otters, reintroduced peregrine falcons, groundhogs (woodchucks), gray squirrels, opossums, coyotes, feral European wild boars, cedar waxwings, white-footed mice, many species of salamander, gray foxes, red-winged blackbirds, chipmunks, spruce-fir moss spiders, skunks, deer mice, Eastern cottontail rabbits, raccoons, bobcats, red-cockaded Woodpeckers, bats and black vultures are among the wild animals of Tennessee.
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