Warrensburg MO hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Warrensburg Missouri United States of America. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Missouri. Funny stories, warnings and travel hints. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Missouri.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Warrensburg Missouri hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau and Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Missouri
Wild turkeys, Eastern yellow-bellied racers, Northern scarlet snakes, ibises, increasing sightings of mountain lions (cougars) and gray wolves (timber wolves), yellow-bellied water snakes, lined snakes, river turtles, bitterns, Graham's crayfish snakes, bald eagles, lizards, Osage copperheads, herons, nine-banded armadillos, Western fox snakes, Eastern hog-nosed snakes, broad-banded water snakes, pigeons, coots, purple martins, swans, opossums, white-tailed deer, grebes, red milk snakes, toads, bull snakes, bats, reintroduced elk, red foxes, Great Plains rat snakes, Western pygmy rattlesnakes, raccoons, whooping cranes, pelicans, variable ground snakes, prairie king snakes, red cardinals, owls, timber rattlesnakes, turkey vultures, black vultures, Eastern coachwhips, rails, flat-headed snakes, salamanders, frogs, Eastern garter snakes, Western cottonmouths, speckled king snakes, beavers, woodpeckers, increasing numbers of black bears, cormorants and peregrine falcons are among the wild animals of Missouri.
Folklore, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters, Myths and Legends in Missouri
How the Great Spirit created the Mina Sauk waterfall, in Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, to wash away the blood of the Piankashaw maiden, Mina Sauk, who jumped to her death to follow her Osage lover, who had been thrown over the cliff on the orders of her father, Taum Sauk; strange phenomena at the Kemp Mansion Restaurant and Inn, St Louis; MoMo, the hairy, sasquatch-like Missouri Monster, that is believed to prey on the dogs of the town of Louisiana; the flying, fire-breathing dragon that was seen from a steamboat in the 1850s; the large, black, feline Ozark Howler, the glowing eyes of which may cause the death of those it looks upon; the spectral little girl, nicknamed Amy, who plays in the Music City Centre in Branson; the shadow people, with glowing red eyes, that lurk in the town of Maryville; the Osage Native American ghostly wedding ceremony that is sometimes heard and occasionally seen, in the Bridal Cave of Thunder Mountain Park in Camdenton; and the ghost of a young boy in Sauer Castle, Kansas City, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Missouri.
The phantom of a weeping Native American woman who, on moonlit nights, repeats her death jump from a cliff in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park (Creve Coeur Park), in St Louis County, where she tried to join her late husband in the spirit world; the ghostly boy haunting the Union Covered Bridge in the eponymous State Historic Site, where the boy drowned in the nineteenth century; the gold mine in the Ozarks, eighteen miles south west of the town of Galena, which is guarded by the skeletal ghosts of seven Spanish miners; the bigfoot seen in Hillsboro (could it have been MoMo?); the tusked, serpentine Gowrow Dragon of Marvel Cave near Branson, named from its fearsome growls; the Spook Light of the Devil's Promenade, near Joplin (is it a lantern held by a ghostly miner or headless Native American, or is it the spectral light of Native American lovers who died in a lover's pact?); hauntings of the historic Savoy Hotel and Grill in Kansas City, including that of Betsy Ward who, in the nineteenth century, died in her bath in room 505, as well as the spectre of Fred Lightner and, on the fourth floor, a little girl in Victorian dress, not to mention the strange behaviour of the elevator, which sometimes avoids the fourth floor and sometimes refuses to leave it; several ghosts haunting South East Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau; the pteradactyl of Altamont; and the almost innumerable traditions, magical spells and superstitions of the Ozarks, some of which are recorded in Harold Bell Wright's novel The Shepherd of the Hills and in the John Wayne movie of the same name (though a rather different plot), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Missouri.
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