The New England region is filled with tradition, culture, and history. Some of that history is well-known, but other elements remain hidden or spoken about only in whispers. Hairy beasts that remind us of Bigfootlarge sea monsters that swallow ships wholemythical creatures that taunt passersby this history is explored through stories of experiences, both earthly and supernatural, that people have had with cryptids and wild creatures of unknown origin. From the White Mountains, to the lakes of Massachusetts, to the coasts of Maine, and Southern New England, tales abound of the odd, the strange, and the sublime that have been spotted in the backwoods and hillsides of New England. Read on and see if you believe in these curious creatures.
Christopher Forest is a writer from Massachusetts. He has written books about the supernatural and local history for Schiffer Publishing, including Boston's Haunted History, North Shore Spirits of Massachusetts, and The Lost History of the North Shore.