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Mysteries and Death at Georgia’s Cursed Lake

Lake Sidney Lanier Some places in this world seem mysterious to the point where they almost seem to be beyond the comprehension of mankind. There are mysteries in these places that defy any attempts to explain them, and the very soil and water itself here seems to reverberate with some evil force that pervades its very being. These mysterious places seem to draw death, misfortune, and the bizarre to them like a magnet, and if there are indeed cursed places in this world then these are them. One such enigmatic place can be found nestled within the rolling, verdant foothills of Continue Reading

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Exploring American Monsters: Georgia

  Georgia, named after King George II of England, is one of the original thirteen colonies. It was the birthplace of civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., singer Ray Charles, “Gone with the Wind” author Margaret Mitchell, and wrestler Hulk Hogan. Yes, THE Hulk Hogan. Of the 37 million acres of land in Georgia, 24.8 million acres of that is forestland. The Peach State is the fourth largest state east of the Mississippi River, and is home to mountains, rivers, and monsters. Altamaha-ha  The Altamaha River stretches 137 miles through the centre of the state until it empties into Continue Reading

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Cherokee Nation

The Cherokee Nation – largest of the Five Civilized Tribes of the Southeast – is a people of Iroquoian lineage. The Cherokee, who called themselves ‘Ani’-Yun’ wiya’ – ‘Principal People’ – the ‘Keetoowah’ – ‘People of Kituhwa’ – or Tsalagi from their own name for the Cherokee Nation – migrated to the Southeast from the Great Lakes Region. Cherokee Timeline 1450 – First Cherokee enter the state in the vicinity of Traveler’s Rest. Tugaloo Old Town is the first major Cherokee village. 1540-1 De Soto “visits” the Cherokee and is supposedly one of the first whites seen by the tribe, although Continue Reading

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Cherokee Spirit People

     There was a race of spirit people named the Nunne hi, or immortals, whose home in the old Cherokee country was in the highlands.  They had many town houses, or communal-type dwellings, especially in the bald mountains, the highest peaks of which no timber ever grew on.  There were large town houses in Pilot Knob and under the old Nilwasi mound in North Carolina, and there was another one under Blood Mountain, at the head of the Nottely River in Georgia.      The immortals were invisible except when they wanted to be seen, and then they looked and spoke just Continue Reading

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Ghost Light Directory

THE LIST 1) The Marfa Lights – Chianti Mountains in Southwest Texas between the towns of Alpine and Marfa.  Seen along a 35 mile stretch of US Hwy 90.  Multiple lights.   2) Brown Mountain Lights (I)- 8 miles Northwest of Morgantown, Nc.  Best views- Wiseman’s View, Linville, Grandfather Mountain, Table Rock or Rt. 181 Overlook.  Pink-orange or reddish in color.  Hovers from 1 to 15 minutes.  So bright that they can be seen from Blowing Rock, 20 miles to the Northeast.  John Harden, chronicler of Tar Heelia enigmas first saw them in 1850.   3) Maco Light (I) (D) – Continue Reading

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2009: American Stonehenge: Monumental Instructions for the Post-Apocalypse

By Randall Sullivan 04.20.09 The Georgia Guidestones may be the most enigmatic monument in the US: huge slabs of granite, inscribed with directions for rebuilding civilization after the apocalypse. Only one man knows who created them—and he’s not talking. Photo: Dan Winters The Georgia Guidestones Guidebook The strangest monument in America looms over a barren knoll in northeastern Georgia. Five massive slabs of polished granite rise out of the earth in a star pattern. The rocks are each 16 feet tall, with four of them weighing more than 20 tons apiece. Together they support a 25,000-pound capstone. Approaching the edifice, it’s hard Continue Reading

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Top ten Native American sites in Georgia

Gary Daniels Atlanta Road Trip Travel Examiner Here’s a list of the top ten Native American sites in Georgia: Ocmulgee Mounds:  Located near Macon, this large mound group features a restored ceremonial earth lodge as well as one of the tallest earthen pyramids in North America. While the Indian culture thrived here between AD 900-1150, there is evidence of at least 10,000 years of human habitation from the Ice Age hunters to the Creek Indians to an English trading post in 1690. Displays trace the history of the site. Etowah Mounds:  The Etowah Mounds, near Cartersville, thrived during the Mississippian Period. A fortified Continue Reading

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Egypt’s pyramids, unearthed off Georgia coast

These ancient walled villages were constructed before Egypt’s pyramids and include the earliest pottery in North America. Credits: (c) 2004, Gary C. Daniels, LostWorlds.org (Atlanta) Six hours southeast of Atlanta off the Georgia coast on Sapelo Island, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient walled city which predates the construction of many of Egypt’s pyramids. Known as the Sapelo Shell Ring Complex, this ancient city was constructed around 2300 B.C. and featured three neighborhoods each surrounded by circular walls twenty feet in height constructed from tons of seashells. Some of the earliest pottery in North America was also found buried Continue Reading

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