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Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore, Ghosts, Myths and Legends in Missouri
The almost innumerable traditions, magical spells and superstitions of the Ozarks, some of which are recorded in Harold Bell Wright's novel The Shepherd of the Hills and in the John Wayne movie of the same name (though a rather different plot); the Spook Light of the Devil's Promenade, near Joplin (is it a lantern held by a ghostly miner or headless Native American, or is it the spectral light of Native American lovers who died in a lover's pact?); how the Great Spirit created the Mina Sauk waterfall, in Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, to wash away the blood of the Piankashaw maiden, Mina Sauk, who jumped to her death to follow her Osage lover, who had been thrown over the cliff on the orders of her father, Taum Sauk; several ghosts haunting South East Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau; the gold mine in the Ozarks, eighteen miles south west of the town of Galena, which is guarded by the skeletal ghosts of seven Spanish miners; hauntings of the historic Savoy Hotel and Grill in Kansas City, including that of Betsy Ward who, in the nineteenth century, died in her bath in room 505, as well as the spectre of Fred Lightner and, on the fourth floor, a little girl in Victorian dress, not to mention the strange behaviour of the elevator, which sometimes avoids the fourth floor and sometimes refuses to leave it; the Osage Native American ghostly wedding ceremony that is sometimes heard and occasionally seen, in the Bridal Cave of Thunder Mountain Park in Camdenton; the ghost of a young boy in Sauer Castle, Kansas City; and the flying, fire-breathing dragon that was seen from a steamboat in the 1850s, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Missouri.
The phantom of a weeping Native American woman who, on moonlit nights, repeats her death jump from a cliff in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park (Creve Coeur Park), in St Louis County, where she tried to join her late husband in the spirit world; the ghostly boy haunting the Union Covered Bridge in the eponymous State Historic Site, where the boy drowned in the nineteenth century; the spectral little girl, nicknamed Amy, who plays in the Music City Centre in Branson; the large, black, feline Ozark Howler, the glowing eyes of which may cause the death of those it looks upon; MoMo, the hairy, sasquatch-like Missouri Monster, that is believed to prey on the dogs of the town of Louisiana; strange phenomena at the Kemp Mansion Restaurant and Inn, St Louis; the pteradactyl of Altamont; the tusked, serpentine Gowrow Dragon of Marvel Cave near Branson, named from its fearsome growls; the bigfoot seen in Hillsboro (could it have been MoMo?); and the shadow people, with glowing red eyes, that lurk in the town of Maryville, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Missouri.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Missouri
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City; the St Louis Zoo; the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal; the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden in Springfield; the Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Monroe County; a tram ride through the Fantastic Caverns near Springfield; Wilson's Creek National Battlefield; the beauty and traditions of the Ozarks; the Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Jefferson County; beautiful Forest Park in St Louis, on the site of the famous World Fair of 1904; the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence; the Harry S Truman Library and Museum in Independence; the Gateway Arch in St Louis; the State Capitol Building in Jefferson City; the St Louis Art Museum; listening to country musicians in Branson; the Ozark crafts and family amusements of Silver Dollar City in Branson; and Vaile Mansion in Independence, are among the attractions of Missouri.
Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Salt Lake City, Kansas City, St Louis, Houston, Savannah, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Honolulu, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, Detroit, San Francisco, Corpus Christi, Fort Lauderdale, Santa Fe, Chicago, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Miami, Indianapolis, Boston, Atlantic City, San Diego, Dallas, Fairbanks, Juneau, Washington DC, Atlanta, New York, Phoenix, Sitka, Philadelphia, Seattle, Anchorage and Skagway are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include The Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, the Ozarks, the Everglades, the Grand Canyon, the Appalachians, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Adirondacks, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Yellowstone National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yosemite National Park, Niagara Falls, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the California coastline, Mount Rushmore, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Florida Keys, the Disney resorts and rodeos.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Whether you travel America for business or pleasure, enjoy your journey.
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