Episode 3.6: The Lake Manitou Monster

Located in Rochester, Indiana is Lake Manitou. This mysterious lake and the surrounding area are supposedly cursed by a monster that holds supernatural powers. Settlers to the area hearing the legends in the 19th century called it “Devils Lake.” In this episode, we tell you about the legend of the Lake Manitou Monster.

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