Unexplained phenomena circa 1966-1967 in West Virginia and Ohio

The Mothman Prophecies (1976) by John Keel movie (2002) starring Richard Gere

Involves the , a national security complex dating from WWII

Deaths include an innocent German Shepard (Bandit) and, according to some, the 46 deaths in the collapse of the Silver Bridge on Dec 5 1967

Related to the Indian curse of Chief Cornstalk?

November 12, 1966 near Clendenin, West Virginia. Five men were in the local cemetery that day, preparing a grave for a burial, when something that looked like a “brown human being” lifted off from some nearby trees and flew over their heads. The men were baffled. It did not appear to be a bird, but more like a man with wings. A few days later, more sightings would take place, electrifying the entire region.

Late in the evening of November 15, two young married couples had a very strange encounter as they drove past an abandoned TNT plant near Point Pleasant, West Virginia…


  • Unexplained! by Jerome Clark (1999)
  • The Mothman Prophecies by John Keel (1975) ISBN 0765341972 or ISBN: 0962653438
  • The Complete Guide to Mysterious Beings by John Keel (1970 / 1994)
  • Our Haunted Planet by John Keel (1971)
  • Disneyland of the Gods by John Keel (1988)
  • The Silver Bridge by Gray Barker (1970)
  • Mysterious America by Loren Coleman (1983 / 2000)