Ridge MD hotels. Search for hotels in Ridge Maryland United States of America. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Maryland. Anecdotes, hints, tips and warnings by Camelopard. Maryland folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Ridge Maryland hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau and the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Folklore, Legends, Monsters, Myths, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Maryland
The modern myth of the Blair Witch of Burkittsville, created by moviemakers; the lady in gray who haunts the Edgar Allan Poe House in Baltimore; the fearsome snallygaster, a tentacled predatory bird or dragon that stalks the Blue Ridge Mountains; the goatman of Beltsville, possibly a mad scientist who was a victim of one of his own experiments, who swings his axe at passing cars; and the several hauntings of the sloop USS Constellation in Baltimore, including sailors, officers, a surgeon's assistant and a former watchman, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Maryland.
The story of the Native American maiden of Indian Head, who swam for two miles across the Potomac to prove that she would risk her life to reach her lover, a captive of her chief held at a point on the Virginia bank; the lady in white who haunts the Yellow Turtle Inn in New Windsor; the werewolf-like dewayo (dwayyo), seen in the vicinity of Middletown and, appropriately, Wolfsville; the protective spirit of Madeline Dahlgren who haunts the historic Old South Mountain Inn in Boonsboro; and the ghostly games of bowls, played at Oyster Point, between Captain Kidd (who had committed himself to Satan by burying his bible) and his demonic companions, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Maryland.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Maryland
The many attractions of the Inner Harbor, Baltimore; Antietam National Battlefield; the tall sloop USS Constellation in Baltimore; the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum National Historic Landmark in Baltimore; the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park; the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore; and the eighteenth century William Paca House and Garden National Historic Landmark in Annapolis, are among the attractions of Maryland.
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