Richmond IN hotels. Find hotels in Richmond Indiana USA. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Indiana. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of Indiana.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Richmond Indiana hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. Claridge's in London, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Savoy Hotel in London and the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Indiana
Ruffed grouse, reintroduced beavers, turkey vultures, woodcocks, Peregrine falcons, ground squirrels, whooping cranes, Allegheny woodrats, reintroduced white-tailed deer, squirrels, bobwhite quails, coyotes, barn owls, black vultures, chipmunks, reintroduced wild turkeys, raccoons, American badgers, ospreys, great egrets, cottontail rabbits, deer mice, bats, bobcats, doves, moles, bluebirds, gray foxes and bald eagles are among the wild animals of Indiana.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Ghosts, Monsters, Myths and Legends in Indiana
Ghosts of the Barbee Hotel in Warsaw, including Al Capone, a murdered gangster's moll, a silent old man and even, perhaps, Rita Hayworth; hauntings of the Crump Theatre in Columbus, including the spectre of a child, unexplained voices in the nursing area and the ghost of a man; stories of the Swedenborgian missionary and nurseryman, Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman), who acquired some wealth by hard work but went barefoot, wore rags or old clothes and used his cooking pan as a cap (he was living in Indiana at the time of his death in Fort Wayne); the reptilian man, or possibly people, who lurk in the Ohio River; strange stories about how mysterious boulders reached the crowns of trees (as high as eighty feet up) in Yellowwood State Forest; the spectre of Richard Dorson who, appropriately, founded Indiana University's Folklore Institute and now haunts the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology on North Fess Avenue, Bloomington; and the girl in yellow, a murder victim, whose spirit is still seen in Indiana University, Bloomington, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Indiana.
The phantom woman of the Rockport Inn Bed & Breakfast in Rockport; the crying of ghostly babies heard in Indiana University's Career Development Center on North Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, which was once a fraternity house and also the site of an illegal abortion clinic; the lion-headed serpent of the Wabash, seen at Huntington; Oscar, the Beast of Busco, said to be a gigantic snapping turtle encountered near Churubusco; ghosts of the historic Hotel Attica in Attica, including an unwelcome back scratcher and a glowing spectre (are they the same spirit?); the glowing male apparition of Baums Bridge Inn Bar & Restaurant in Kouts, which may be seen through a window (hope that it doesn't see you, though, as it can move with uncanny speed); and the phantom Woman in Black who chases people in the area of East Third Street, Bloomington, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Indiana.
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