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    We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Monroe North Carolina hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro and Claridge's in London. are some of the world's most famous hotels.

    Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore and Legends in North Carolina

    The phantom, filmed in 1967, seen in Wilmington's Price-Gause House; the burning ghost ship seen near Ocracoke Island, a spectral reminder that a ship's crew murdered their passengers for gold and then destroyed the evidence; Boojum of Eaglenest Mountain (Eagle Nest Mountain), a sasquatch said to guard a treasure of gemstones and presumably named after Lewis Carroll's snark; the musical water sprite in the pools of the French Broad River, east of Asheville, who dooms those it lures, not indifferently like the lorelei but with the deliberate malevolence of a siren; the face that appears if you gaze into a spring of the Great Balsam Mountains, which may not be your own but the hideous visage of a Cherokee woman, cursed by a manitou because of her flirtatiousness; the Cameron Village Sewer Blob, also known as the Poop Monster; the Black Eyed Kid of Triangle Town Center in Raleigh; the two men and a woman, spectres, who still haunt the Thalian Hall theater in Wilmington; the spirits of appropriately named Cape Fear, including Confederate General William Whiting in Fort Fisher, south of Wilmington; and Devil's Courthouse (sometimes Court House) near Brevard, where Cherokee legend asserts that Satan sits in judgment, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of North Carolina.

    The mischievious Pink Lady of Grove Park Inn, Asheville, who is a spirit but not a gin cocktail; the ghost of conductor Joe Baldwin, killed by a train, whose lantern light may still be seen at Maco; the angelic warriors who battled on winged horses at Chimney Rock, confirming the truth of the War in Heaven; not Dracula but Jutaculla (Judaculla), a slant-eyed giant that dwells in the caves of Devil's Courthouse and/or Tanasee Bald (Tannasee Bald) in the appropriately named Transylvania County (Tanasee Bald extends into Haywood County, where the bigfoot-like Boojum prowls); the well documented but mysterious Brown Mountain lights, believed by some to be connected with UFOs and alien abductions; the pre-Columbian white tribe, descendants of Jonah, who inhabited the land near Looking Glass Rock; the fierce phantom hound of Valle Crucis; the headless ghost of Blackbeard the pirate who swims at Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island; the feline, vampiristic Beast of Bladenboro; and the duellist and the lady whose spirits haunt the New Hanover County Library in Wilmington, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in North Carolina.

    National Forests, National Parks, State Parks, State Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in North Carolina

    South Mountains State Park; the famous Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with its scenery including many waterfalls and which extends into Tennessee (the National park is also the habitat of black bears and increasing numbers of elk); Stone Mountain State Park; the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, extending into Virginia and home to black bears, beavers and other wildlife; Grandfather Mountain State Park; Uwharrie National Forest; Hanging Rock State Park; William B Umstead State Park; Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge; Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge; Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, alligators and endangered red wolves; Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge; Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, deer and waterfowl; Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, the largest in North Carolina, with black bears, red wolves, alligators and large flocks of snow geese in the winter; Currituck National Wildlife Refuge; Chimney Rock State Park, allegedly the scene of a battle of the War in Heaven; Lumber River State Park; the new Dismal Swamp State Park; Nantahala National Forest, the largest in the state, with its gorges and waterfalls; Swan Quarter National Wildlife Refuge with its waterfowl and alligators; Croatan National Forest with bears, alligators, bald eagles and carnivorous plants; Gorges State Park with its numerous waterfalls; Carolina Beach State Park with Venus flytraps and other carnivorous plants; Pisgah National Forest, containing Looking Glass Rock; and Jockey’s Ridge State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of North Carolina.



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