Many mysteries lie beneath the lake's sunlit surface. Odd sightings of monsters and ghosts and peculiar events like fish and frogs raining from the sky have long inspired stories. For centuries Lake Ontario has held its secrets, some of which are now revealed in this collection of lake lore. The book describes a number of bizarre and odd occurrences such as the a comet that sunk the schooner â€śCharityâ€ť and frogs and fish falling from the skies. It also details the sudden catastrophic crash in population of the lake's most mysterious fish- the amazing American eel. In â€śLegends and Loreâ€ť Peterson Gateley re-tells famous old tales and shares some new mysteries as well.