Myrtle Beach SC hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Myrtle Beach South Carolina USA. South Carolina national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. South Carolina myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Advice for keeping safe on your journey.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Myrtle Beach South Carolina hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in South Carolina
Historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, where the Civil War began in earnest; Greenville Zoo; watching birds and alligators in Huntington Beach State Park; Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia; the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston; the beaches of Hilton Head Island; the Dupont Planetarium in Aiken; the beautiful sands, golfing and other attractions of Myrtle Beach; Brookgreen Gardens at Huntington Beach; the fine plantations, escpecially near Charleston; the grand antebellum mansions of Charleston's Historic District; the beautiful panoramas of Caesars Head State Park; the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia; and the USS Yorktown in Charleston, are among the attractions of South Carolina.
Myths, Ghosts, Monsters, Scary Stories, Legends and Folklore in South Carolina
The many hauntings of Graniteville Cemetery, including uncanny screams, phantoms that grasp your ankles if you walk on their graves and a ghostly woman who places flowers on the graves of children; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; how an estate near Charleston brings ill fortune to its owners since a Native American chief, once the lover of a white woman, avenged her when her white husband betrayed her and tried to sell her land; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; and the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
The terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; the spectral, dwarfish jester Gauche, believed to have been one of Jean Ribault's sixteenth century colonists, that inexplicably haunts Dr Joseph Johnson House ("the Castle") in Beaufort, where it joined in the games of the Danner family children; the ghosts of two Boston terriers,one of which, in life, saved a boy from drowning, that still play together on the beach and in the surf of Pawleys Island, near the Pelican Inn, which was their home; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; and the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
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