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    Sights/Places to See and Attractions in South Carolina

    Watching birds and alligators in Huntington Beach State Park; the Dupont Planetarium in Aiken; the beautiful panoramas of Caesars Head State Park; the beaches of Hilton Head Island; the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston; the fine plantations, escpecially near Charleston; the beautiful sands, golfing and other attractions of Myrtle Beach; Greenville Zoo; the USS Yorktown in Charleston; the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia; Brookgreen Gardens at Huntington Beach; the grand antebellum mansions of Charleston's Historic District; Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia; and historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, where the Civil War began in earnest, are among the attractions of South Carolina.

    Folklore, Ghosts, Monsters, Legends, Myths and Scary Stories in South Carolina

    The spectral, dwarfish jester Gauche, believed to have been one of Jean Ribault's sixteenth century colonists, that inexplicably haunts Dr Joseph Johnson House ("the Castle") in Beaufort, where it joined in the games of the Danner family children; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; the ghosts of two Boston terriers,one of which, in life, saved a boy from drowning, that still play together on the beach and in the surf of Pawleys Island, near the Pelican Inn, which was their home; and the terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.

    The many hauntings of Graniteville Cemetery, including uncanny screams, phantoms that grasp your ankles if you walk on their graves and a ghostly woman who places flowers on the graves of children; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; and how an estate near Charleston brings ill fortune to its owners since a Native American chief, once the lover of a white woman, avenged her when her white husband betrayed her and tried to sell her land, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.


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