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In West Virginia folklore, the Flatwoods Monster, also known as...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
In West Virginia folklore, the Flatwoods Monster, also known as the Braxton County Monster or the Phantom of Flatwoods, is an entity reported to have been sighted in the town of Flatwoods in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States, on September 12, 1952. Stories of the creature are an example of a purported close encounter of the third kind.
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Braxie helps to promote 'monstrous' tourism in Flatwoods area

West Virginia MetroNews - 16 Jul 2017
SUTTON, W.Va. — Folklore and scary stories are often passed down through generations, but one West Virginia county is creatively using those tales to promote tourism. The Flatwoods Monster, commonly referred to as “Braxie,” has been a popular Braxton ...
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May 2, 1925: Flying Saucer Investigator Gray Barker Born

West Virginia Public Broadcasting - 02 May 2017
Flying saucer investigator Gray Barker was born at Riffle in Braxton County on May 2, 1925. He spent most of his life in central West Virginia, earning a degree from Glenville State College, teaching school, and booking acts for local theaters. Gray ...
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Scientists Say THIS Is What Aliens Might Look Like

The Alternative Daily (blog) - 02 Nov 2017
But the truth is, sightings or encounters with alien-beings have been reported for centuries. The idea of humanoids who do not reside on Earth, yet have very similar physical attributes and possibly superior technologies, is not a new theory. In fact ...
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Canadian 'Thing in the Woods' Was a CIA Spy Camera

Newser - 30 Jul 2017
(Newser) – A 55-year-old family mystery was finally solved this week just hours after the story appeared on Canadian television, the CBC reports. In 1962, a woodsman searching for timber in the forest of Lutes Mountain in New Brunswick, Canada, found a ...
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Got Plans? A sampling of entertainment events for January

The Ledger - 01 Jan 2018
Ranger-led walk on the Fort King Road and Pine Flatwoods trails. PINEWOOD ESTATE HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Jan. 7, Bok Tower Gardens, Pinewood Estate, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales, $24 adults, $12 children ages 5-12, 863-676-1408 ...
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The West Virginia Flatwoods Monster of 1952

Top Secret Writers - 12 Aug 2016
Debunkers of UFO stories have dismissed the Flatwoods Monster case as “an unlikely confluence of misidentified and unrelated natural stimuli.” They claim the 'monster' was a barn owl sitting on the branch of a tree. There had been a thick fog at the ...
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Fatal fire in Flatwoods

The Independent - 04 Dec 2017
Officials are working to identify a body found in a Flatwoods structure fire Saturday morning. Flatwoods, Russell and Westwood Fire Departments responded to the call around 7:30 a.m. at a residence in the 500 block of 4th Street. Responders found a ...
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What Was the Flatwoods Monster of West Virginia?

Top Secret Writers - 13 May 2016
Flatwoods Monster researcher Frank C. Freschino, Jr. states that he's spent 20 years investigating that September night. His investigation includes video-taped or recorded interviews with the eyewitnesses and others involved in the investigation of the ...
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How Did A Bunch Of Mythical Monsters Become Queer Icons?

BuzzFeed News - 21 Sep 2017
While in a pit of my listless despair, I came across an odd YouTube video about a creature that had terrorized the small town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in the '60s. It was in that moment that my obsession with the Mothman and with cryptozoology ...
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Flatwoods Monster: 60 Years Ago Today

Ghost Theory (blog) - 12 Sep 2012
The Flatwoods Monster. Also known as the Braxton County Monster or the Phantom of Flatwoods is the name given to a strange entity that was seen a mere 6 decades ago today. The town of Flatswood, West Virginia, has since become synonymous with famous ...
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Top 5 3D Printed Gifts You Should Buy

GeekReply (press release) (blog) - 01 Apr 2017
Mythic Articulations dials the macabre fascination factor up to eleven by creating skeletons of various mythical and fictional creatures. Classics such as Dragons, Werewolves, and Centaurs are available, as are slightly more obscure creatures like the ...
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West Virginia Haunts

Wheeling Intelligencer - 30 Oct 2016
The first entry in “West Virginia's Dark Tourism” by Tony Urban is in homage to the Flatwoods Monster, ceramic likenesses of which are for sale at the Bear Haven Gift Shop/Gas Station to the great delight of the author, who collects baubles of such ...
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'Mountain Monsters' stars sure to scare up a crowd at Summer Motion

The Independent - 29 Jun 2017
Lott said the sudden stardom of the six West Virginia-born hunters and trappers who make up the cast for “Mountain Monsters” is “bumfumbling,” he said. “It never really hit me until the Mothman. We started signing autographs at 7:30 that morning and at ...
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The Terrifying Mothman Was First Spotted 50 Years Ago

Bloody Disgusting - 17 Nov 2016
It seems that every region has its own Bigfoot or Loch Ness Monster, and in West Virginia, the mythical beast known as the Mothman is something of a local celebrity. Specifically in the city of Point Pleasant, the Mothman is a driving force for tourism ...
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Probe a Wild Collection of UFO Conspiracy Theory Art

The Creators Project - 09 Aug 2016
Wilkins, HJ - Flying Saucers On The Moon. Norman, R - A Pictoral Tour Of Unarius - PG 3. Daniel, R - Elvis UFO Connection Michael, C Round Trip To Hell In A Flying Saucer. ;. Moore, W - The Flatwoods Monster Revisited. Flying Saucers Are Real! is at ...
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10 Most Metal American Cryptids

Metal - 29 Oct 2015
Monsters. Monsters rule, right? I thought you'd agree. In case you're wondering, yes, yes you can study monsters for something maybe like a living. It's called Cryptozoology, or the study of “hidden” animals. You may have seen a cryptozoologist on TV ...

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