Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Sea Serpent Dines Out!

Buffalo Daily Courier

Saturday Morning July 28, 1860

Page 1, Column 2


The Sea Serpent in Long Island Sound.

A gentleman of this city who has been stopping

 at the Savin Rock House, West Haven, For

a week or two, informs us that what was

considered a veritable sea serpent was seen from

the shore last Thursday. A number of the guests

were watching the gambols of a school of

porpoises about a mile form shore, when what

appeared to be a serpent about forty feet long, and

of a brownish color, was seen in the midst of

the school and caused a great commotion among

the fish. It appeared as though a contest took

place between one of the porpoises and the 

serpent. The reptile was seen for about half an
hour by a quite a concourse of spectators.--

Hartford Times.

-Original article from the microfilm records at,
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY  14203

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