Memphis Area TN hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Memphis Area Tennessee United States of America. Tennessee national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Tennessee. Anecdotes, hints, tips and warnings by Camelopard.
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Legends, Scary Stories, Myths, Ghosts, Monsters and Folklore in Tennessee
The phantom white stag of the Sequatchie Valley; 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 famous Bell Witch poltergeist haunting in the community of Adams; and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Tennessee.
The ghosts of Opryland, including a woman in black mourning weeds and the shade of Hank Williams; 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); 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 black ghost dog and the headless bull, both harbingers of doom, that terrorise the Chatata Valley; the ill-omened bleeding horse of the Great Smoky Mountains; and the treasure of Cumberland Heights, guarded by invisible and deadly hands, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Tennessee.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Tennessee
The amazing underground Ruby Falls, Chattanooga; Beale Street in Memphis; President Andrew Jackson's former home, The Hermitage; the Parthenon in Nashville's Centennial Park; Casey Jones Village in Jackson, commemorating the almost legendary railroad hero; Stones River National Cemetery; Ober Gatlinburg amusement park and ski resort; Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, in Gatlinburg; Great Smoky Mountains National Park with its amazing scenery and wildlife; the King's former mansion, Graceland, in Memphis; the Titanic Museum, with many objects related to the disaster, in Pigeon Forge; riding a steam train on the Tennessee Valley Railroad; Shiloh National Military Park; Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park; the American Museum of Science and Energy at Oak Ridge, where the National Laboratory produced enriched uranium for atomic bombs of the Manhattan Project; the Museum of Appalachia in Clinton; Sun Studio in Memphis; the Sunsphere Tower in Knoxville; Fort Donelson National Battlefield; WC Handy's House in Memphis; the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum; Dolly Parton's Dollywood in Pigeon Forge; Point Park Battlefield; the Lost Sea caves in Sweetwater; the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville; Lookout Mountain at Chattanooga; and the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, are among the attractions of Tennessee.
The USA is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries in the world, yet has preserved much of its wilderness and beautiful scenery. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Chicago, Corpus Christi, Washington DC, Anchorage, Miami, Atlanta, San Diego, New York, Kansas City, Houston, Santa Fe, St Louis, Phoenix, San Francisco, Savannah, Atlantic City, Boston, Indianapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sitka, New Orleans, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Juneau, Dallas, Skagway, Lake Tahoe, Detroit and Seattle. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Disney resorts, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the California coastline, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Glacier Bay National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yosemite National Park, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Appalachians, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Bryce Canyon, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Florida Keys, the Adirondacks, Niagara Falls, Route 66, Mount Rainier National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park and rodeos are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Happy travelling!
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