Thursday, September 13, 2012

Nessie Sighting on Land: The Harvey-MacDonald Case

Not all sightings of the Loch Ness Monster have been in Loch Ness. Some, such as the Harvey-McDonald case, have been on land.
In the course of emails between like minded Nessie people, I was reminded of this land sighting from 1934 which, like most such cases today, tends to move beneath the radar of modern Internet surfers. My fellow Nessie enthusiast pointed out that the provenance of the original story was the March 3rd 1934 edition of the Glasgow Herald which by a stroke of luck I was able to access and reproduce for your interest below. It is a fascinating story and all the more since the beast was so near to the witnesses. I am trying to think of a sighting that was so close in proximity to the observers but for now such an answer eludes me. Read more

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