429 - The Lake George Monster

In the summer of 1904, the small town of Hague, New York was terrorised by a mysterious water creature known as the Lake George Monster, this is its story!


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

crimereads.com/the-business-of-blackmail-in-gilded-age-new-york

encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/mann-william-dalton-1839-1920

Lake Monster Mysteries: Investigating the World's Most Elusive Creatures

By Joe Nickell and Benjamin Radford

poststar.com/lifestyles/hometown/lake-george-monster-was-retaliation

skepticalinquirer.org/newsletter/lake-george-monster-hoax

spellmangallery.com/artists/harry-watrous

nytimes.com/1934/04/25/archives/sea-serpent-hoax-of-1904-is-bared-mechanical-monster-created-by-hw.html


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