The following is a comprehensive list of oddities, apparitions and anomalous phenomena [1968 – 1990]. Work in progress, more things to be added over time. ________________________________________________________________ ⦁ Vegetable Man – July 1968 (WV) Witness(es): Jennings H. Frederick Date: July 1968 Location: North of Fairmont near Grant Town, West Virginia AKA: Veggieman Investigator(s): Gray Barker Story: Before entering the Air Force, a man by the name of Jennings H. Frederick supposedly had a strange encounter with a green stalk-like creature in the woods north of Fairmont, West Virginia. He was returning to his home in Grant Town after hunting woodchuck with a bow and arrow when he suddenly heard a high pitched sound like that of a sped-up recording.
The following is a comprehensive list of oddities, apparitions and anomalous phenomena [1966 – 1967]. Work in progress, more things to be added over time. ________________________________________________________________________ Preface (A Quick “Mothman” Summary For Context): The case of Point Pleasant, West Virginia’s “Mothman” officially began with the supposed Scarberry and Mallette sighting on November 15th 1966 that was later printed by the local press. The story soon spread. It reportedly went over the wire service and was even featured in the “Stars And Stripes” newspaper which was sent over to the American Troops in Vietnam. In the aftermath, dozens of reports describing a winged creature and lights in the sky continued to be reported in the papers including sightings which
The following is a comprehensive list of oddities, apparitions and anomalous phenomena [1700 – 1965]. Work in progress, more things to be added over time. ________________________________________________________________ ⦁ Ogua – 1700s (WV & OH) Date: The late 1700s Location: Along the Monongahela River in West Virginia and Ohio AKA: Agua, Agou Investigator(s): Historian Glenn D. Lough Story: The story of Ogua was a tale reportedly told by indigenous people along the Monongahela river to frighten European settlers such as soldiers, traders, and early visitors to the region. The story was then passed along by miners and factory workers who settled along the river in places like Fairmont and Morgantown West Virginia as well as Marietta Ohio. In the late