Taylorville IL hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Taylorville Illinois USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Illinois. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Illinois. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Taylorville Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Savoy Hotel in London, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar and the Mandarin Oriental Macau. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
Millenium Park in Chicago; the shores of Lake Michigan; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; and the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Monsters, Legends, Myths, Folklore, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Illinois
The nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; the ghostly screams heard near the post office on the site of the hotel built by sadistic serial killer H H Holmes on West 63rd Street, Chicago; the ghosts of the Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, including the marble playing child Cassandra who drowned in the swimming pool, the fragrant Jasmine Lady, a drunken artist (who didn't have time to complete the Crystal Room's mural) and the unfortunate George; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the seven bridges on Lebanon Road, Troy, known as The Seven Gates to Hell, protected by ghostly hounds with glowing eyes (it is said that if you drive through all seven "gates" and finish at midnight, you will go straight to hell); the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; and the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; and the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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