Starting roughly in late 1966, people in the state of West Virginia and other surrounding areas reported seeing a flying humanoid creature with red eyes that the papers dubbed "Mothman". Most of the reports came from the town of Point Pleasant, the big story that caught media attention and started the legend was the Scarberry and Mallette sighting that took place on November 15th 1966. Most of the other previous sightings were reported after this event. This Influx of reports was ended by the collapse of The Silver Bridge on December 15th 1967. It was thirteen month period of High Strangeness.
List Of Known Sightings [1966-67]: . Lawrence Gray, Jefferson Avenue Pt Pleasant WV, August 1966 . National Guardsmen, Armory near Camp Conley Road Pt Pleasant WV, Nov 1st 1966 . (Indrid Cold) Woodrow Derenberger, I-77 & Route 47 Parkersburg WV, Nov 2nd 1966 . Kenneth Duncan, Reamer Hill Cemetery near Clendenin WV, Nov 12th 1966 . Merle Partridge, Salem WV, November 14th 1966 . Scarberry and Mallette Couples, TNT Area & Route 62 Pt Pleasant WV, Nov 15th 1966 . (Poltergeist Activity) Scarberrys, Pt Pleasant WV, Throughout Nov '66 - Dec '67 . Scarberry Couple, 13th Street Pt Pleasant WV, Throughout Nov '66 - Dec '67 . Marcella Bennett, her brother Raymond Wamsley and his wife Cathy, TNT Area Pt Pleasant WV, Nov 16th 1966 . Teenage boy, Route 7 near Cheshire Ohio, November 17th 1966 . Paul Yoder and Benjamin Enochs, TNT Area Pt Pleasant WV, Nov 18th 1966 . Couple, Point Ferry Branch Hollow WV, November 20th 1966 . Howard Miller, Dixie Nicholas County WV, November 20th 1966 . Six teenagers, Campbell's Creek WV, November 20th 1966 . Brenda Jones and four other teens, Campbell's Creek WV, Nov 20th 1966 . Richard West, Charleston WV, November 21st 1966 . Two adults and two children, Pt Pleasant WV, November 24th 1966 . Tom Ury, Route 62 Point Pleasant WV, November 25th 1966 . George Wolfe Jr., Beaver Falls PA, November 1966 (Week:20th-26th) . Ruth Foster, St. Albans WV, November 26th 1966 . Marvin Shock and Ewing Tilton, Lowell OH near Cat Creek Ohio, Nov 26th 1966 . Connie Jo Carpenter, Route 33 near New Haven WV, November 27th 1966 . Shelia Cain and her younger sister, Route 60 St. Albans WV, Nov 27th 1966 . Bob Bosworth and Alan Coates, TNT Area North Power Plant WV, November 1966 . Faye Dewitt-Leport with her siblings, TNT Area Pt Pleasant WV, Nov 1966 . Everett Wedge, Henry Upton, Ernie Thompson, Leo Edwards and Eddie Adkins, Galipolis Ohio Airport, Dec 4th 1966 . Mailman, Maysville Kentucky, December 6th 1966 . Two adults, TNT Area Mason County WV, December 6th 1966 . Four women, Route 33 Ohio, December 7th 1966 . Around ten People, The TNT Area Mason County WV, December 7th 1966 . Two women, Route 35 WV, December 8th 1966 . Man and male child, TNT Area Mason County WV, December 11th 1966 . Kathryn Beaver, Route 35 WV, December 11th 1966 . Loretta Faye Campbell, Point Pleasant WV, 1966 . Mabel McDaniel, Tiny's Diner Route 62 Pt Pleasant WV, January 11th 1967 . (Men In Black) Mary Hyre, Newspaper Office WV, January 1967 . (Men In Black) Connie Carpenter, Mason County WV, February 22nd 1967 . (UFO) Beau Shertzer and female nurse, Route 2 to Huntington WV, March 5th 1967 . Adult woman, Letart Falls Ohio, March 12th 1967 . (Men In Black) Mary Hyre, Streets of Pt Pleasant WV, May 5th 1967 . Brenda Stone and another woman, Route 62 TNT Area Pt Pleasant WV, May 19th 1967 . Virginia Thomas, TNT Area Igloos Pt Pleasant WV, November 2nd 1967 . Four male hunters, Chief Cornstalk Park WV, November 1967 . Elderly businessman, Point Pleasant WV [The Silver Bridge Collapse - December 15th 1967] . (Men In Black) Mary Hyre, Newspaper Office WV, December 22nd 1967
All items (25)
- Mabel McDaniel's Mothman Sighting
- Marcella Bennett's Mothman Sighting
- Men In Black
- Merle Partridge's Mothman Sighting
- Mothman On The Scarberrys' Roof