Thomasville Area GA hotels. Reservations for hotels in Thomasville Area Georgia United States of America. Camelopard travel tips and hints. Georgia cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Georgia.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Thomasville Area Georgia hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai and the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
National Forests, State Parks, State Forests, Nature Reserves, National Parks and Refuges in Georgia
Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area with its granite monadnocks (isolated rock hills or inselbergs); Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest with black bears and other wildlife; F D Roosevelt State Park where President Roosevelt sometmes picnicked; Providence Canyon State Park; Cumberland Island National Seashore where manatees may seen offshore; Reed Bingham State Park, noted for its large vulture population, especially during winter; Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge; and the renowned Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Florida and is home to alligators and other wildlife in its dark waters, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Georgia.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Monsters, Myths, Folklore and Legends in Georgia
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 headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
The revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; 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 Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; 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; and The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
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