Join New England Emmy Award-winning folklorist John Horrigan and explore the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, a creature in Scottish folklore that is said to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. The monster (sometimes referred to as "Nessie") is often described as large, long-necked, and with one or more humps protruding from the water. Popular interest and belief in the creature has varied since it was brought to worldwide attention in 1933. Come and learn whether Nessie is the real deal or a mysterious folklore creature of the deep. Horrigan is the award-winning host and co-creator of “The Folklorist” television series, which offers a captivating look at some of the lesser-known occurrences in history. He is also a prolific professional sports announcer, narrator, historical researcher and lecturer who has performed in over 2,500 venues across North America.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Library. Presented in partnership with the libraries of Boxford, Clinton, Dracut, Lowell, North Reading, Norwood, Stoughton, Tewksbury and Wilmington.