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Monster Hunting: This Michigan Monster Really Exists!
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Michigan: where legends are true!
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A REAL MONSTER LIVED IN MICHIGAN.
In my search for interesting cryptids, mysteries, and phenomena in Michigan to share I came across a legend that is 100% real. The monster the legend is about actually lived. In Upper Michigan. And in a town I am familiar with!
This is the legend of The Ogre of Seney.
Also known as The Legend of Snapjaw.
Seney is most famous (at least among Yoopers) for the Seney stretch. It’s a 25-mile of stretch of highway that is straight and flat. Seney itself is kind of a blink-and-you-’ll-miss-it town, but at one point boomed thanks to the logging industry. It was during that time in the 1800s when a man named P.K. Small resided there.
P.K. was crazy and did almost anything for money.
Stick his head into a spit-filled spittoon? Hand it over.
Bite off the heads of small animals? Ozzy wasn’t the first!
Eat animal poop? Bon appetite!
If you could imagine it, he would do it. Usually so he could get some whiskey.
Snapjaw was also known for his odd nose. It looked as if something had bitten it off and it had been sewn back on. Allegedly, the culprit was none other than the Michigan Dogman!
DO LOCAL LEGENDS CONTAIN ANY TRUTH?
I hope you enjoyed learning that some monster legends can be 100% true. What legends do you have in your neck of the woods? Let’s chat about it in the comments below.
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