The Mythical Creature That Tormented A Small Georgia Town Will Give You Nightmares

While Georgia has an incredibly rich history within our country—one of the original thirteen colonies, the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., the fourth largest state east of the Mississippi River—there may be one story in our history that you aren’t quite familiar with. A mythical creature once roamed the town of Darien, and the story behind this creature might just scare the heck out of you.

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Thanks to YouTuber Taylor James Johnson, we are a glimpse into what the locals think about the Altamaha-ha river beast.

Have you ever heard the story of the Altamaha-ha? Share with us your experiences! Otherwise, if you’re looking for other Georgia history lessons, then have a gander at One Of The Most Famous Train Robberies In History Happened In Georgia And The Details Are Fascinating.