Sparks GA hotels. Find hotels in Sparks Georgia United States of America. Georgia scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts. Georgia national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Sparks Georgia hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai and the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau. are internationally renowned hotels.
Myths, Ghosts, Legends, Monsters, Scary Stories and Folklore in Georgia
The headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; the female spectre of the town square, Savannah, who sometimes follows people around (she is seeking her baby who was born just before the woman was hanged for murder); the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); and the statue of little Gracie Watson in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, which is said to weep blood if anyone steals the presents which are sometimes left on her grave, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
A cave, near the source of the Hiwassee River, containing many human skulls whose former owners haunted a farmer, who had foolishly removed them, until he wisely put them back; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; the Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; the strange phenomena in John W Woolfolk House (Colonial Apartments), sometimes called The House of a Thousand Cadavers, in Columbus (the house contains private dwellings so do not be a nuisance); the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; and the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Georgia
The Bavarian architecture and festivals of Alpine Helen; Zoo Atlanta; historic Madison, which even General Sherman could not bear to burn; Pebble Hill Plantation; the Ohoopee Sand Dunes; Callaway Gardens; Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta; the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site; the Gone With the Wind Museum in Marietta; Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the largest in the world; Broxton Rocks; the cobbled streets and colonial architecture of Savannah Historic District; Atlanta's Fox Theater; Warm Springs; Stone Mountain Park with attractions such as giant carvings of American presidents; Margaret Mitchell House and Museum in Atlanta; and the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta, are among the attractions of Georgia.
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