The Michigan “Shadow Creatures”

The Michigan “Shadow Creatures”

CRYPTOZOOLOGY The Michigan “Shadow Creatures” Written by Mysterious Michigan Consider for a moment that there are 6.5-8.5 feet tall creatures living in the Michigan wilderness. Would you want to see one? They stand upright but do not appear to be human....

The Michigan Dogman and Encounters

MYSTERIOUS MICHIGAN The Legend of the Michigan Dogman Steve Cook was a Traverse City radio DJ and wrote a song based on accounts he had heard about a strange creature known as “Dogman.” He thought it would be a great April Fool’s prank and let the song debut on April...

The Michigan Jersey Devil

READER SUBMISSION Some years ago in northern lower Michigan, I saw a strange creature fly over my car with wings that were bat like. You could see veins through them and everything. It had a deer-like head and was four legged. I was too embarrassed to report it...

The Saginaw Bay Water Monster

THE SAGINAW BAY WATER MONSTER READER SUBMISSION Istumbled across your website while looking for places to go ghost hunting with some friends.  After reading a few of your stories on here, it reminded me of a few of my own.  My family owns a very old home on Saginaw...
The Michigan Merman

The Michigan Merman

MYSTERIOUS CREATURES IN MICHIGAN The Michigan Merman Sighting Written by Michigan’s Otherside Yes, it could’ve just been bad eyesight or too much rum, but on May 13, 1782, Vanant St. Germain, a Canadian fur trader, spotted what he believed to be an actual merman...

Mishipeshu, the Guardian of the Sacred Copper

LEGENDS OF MICHIGAN Mishipeshu, the Guardian of the Sacred Copper Written by Michigan’s Otherside Mishipeshu. Try and say that word fast three times. If this Ojibwe word for “great lynx,” is too hard for you to pronounce, you can also just call it a “water...