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The Mothman is an important part of West Virginia Art and Folklore. This is The Mothman Wiki, A place for all things Mothman related. It was created on February 10th 2016 and currently has 188 articles documenting and preserving all things about the folklore and the overall affect this character has on our culture.

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The Mothman is said to be dark omen that predicts tragedy. Hes been described as a half man, half monster, a bipedal winged humanoid creature. Hes been said to fly over 100 mph. His color varies from grey to black or even brownHe is often reported to be about six or seven feet tall with a wingspan of about ten to fifteen feet. His most prominent features are his large bright red glowing, or at least reflective, eyes. Hes usually described as not having arms or a head. Most other details such as texture seem to differ between witnesses.

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Moth534.1 History

The Silver Bridge CollapseThe TNT AreaJohn KeelMary HyreJeff WamsleyThe Mothman MuseumBob Roach's Mothman StatueThe Mothman TimelineChief CornstalkThunderbirdCriel MoundGrave Creek MoundFort RandolphDevil's Tea TablesWest Virginia State PenitentiaryTrans-Allegheny Lunatic AsylumLake Shawnee, West VirginiaCharles FortIvan T. SandersonJerome ClarkRosemary Ellen GuileyJohn And Tim FrickSherri BrakeJoe NickellKnown Animal ExplanationsGray BarkerLoren ColemanThe Woodrow Derenberger InterviewJohn Keel's Point Pleasant NotebookHarris Steakhouse AKA The Mothman DinerVillage Pizza (Formerly Tiny's Diner)WV Farm MuseumThe River MuseumThe Lowe HotelNavy Poster MuseumMarch 1967 Mary Hyre's Letters To John KeelApril 1967 Mary Hyre's Letters To John KeelMay 1967 Mary Hyre's Letters To John KeelJune 1967 Mary Hyre's Letters To John KeelJuly 1967 Mary Hyre's Letters To John KeelAugust - December 1967 Mary Hyre's Letters To John KeelThe Original Mothman Police Reports


Couples See Man-Sized Bird...Creature...SomethingFour Pt. Pleasant Car Occupants See 'Bird-Like Creature'Owl? Goose? Prank: Or Take Your ChoiceMason Countians Hunt 'Moth Man'City Getting 'The Bird,' Want It Or NotMonster No Joke For Those Who Saw ItCouples Say They Saw 6-Ft. 100-mph ‘Bird'Mason County has 'Flying' Mystery'Flying Man' Seen Here, Man ClaimsEight People Say They Saw 'Creature''Birdman' Could Be FHS BalloonCould the 'Moth Man' Be Balloon?Wild Story Produced in Wildlife PreserveThat Mothman: Would You Believe A Sandhill Crane?Our ‘Bird’ Has Law On Its SideMason Bird Monster Presumed Gone NowOh, That 'Bird!' It Was Seen AgainStrange plane turns out to be 'bird'Giant Owl Killed On Area FarmNot Mason Mothman, Is It An Owl?Mystery Bird Seen Flying Over AvenuePoint Pleasant Area Sightings ContinueWhere The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 1/22/67Where The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 1/29/67Where The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 11/16/67Where The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 3/5/67Where The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 4/2/67Where The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 4/9/67Where The Waters Mingle by Mary Hyre 4/30/6725 Years At The Messenger Brought Laughs, Tears by Mary HyrePoint Correspondent Mary Hyre Dies at 54Mason 'Mothman Prophecies' Author Keel Deicates Book to the Late Mary HyreReporter's night went by without Mothman sightingMemories of Mothman'Mothman' still a frighteningly big draw for tourists


Mothman Festival16th Annual Mothman Festival 201715th Annual Mothman Festival 201614th Annual Mothman Festival 201513th Annual Mothman Festival 201412th Annual Mothman Festival 201311th Annual Mothman Festival 201210th Annual Mothman Festival 20119th Annual Mothman Festival 20108th Annual Mothman Festival 20097th Annual Mothman Festival 20086th Annual Mothman Festival 20075th Annual Mothman Festival 20064th Annual Mothman Festival 20053rd Annual Mothman Festival 20042nd Annual Mothman Festival 20031st Annual Mothman Festival 2002

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1966-67 Point Pleasant

Indrid ColdMen In BlackKenneth Duncan's Mothman SightingMerle Partridge's Mothman SightingScarberry and Mallette's Mothman SightingMarcella Bennett's Mothman SightingRichard West's Mothman SightingTom Ury's Mothman SightingRuther Foster's Mothman SightingConnie Carpenter's MothMan SightingBob Bosworth's Mothman SightingFaye Dewitt-Leport's Mothman SightingLawrence Gray's Mothman SightingEverett Wedge's Mothman SightingAbandoned Factory Mothman Sighting 9:00PM December 7th 1966Loretta Faye Campell's Mothman SightingMabel McDaniel's Mothman SightingBeau Shertzer's Bloodmobile ChaseVirginia Thomas's Mothman Sighting


The Mothman TimelineCross-referencing Mothman's AttributesThe Flatwoods MonsterThe Wednesday PhenomenonThe Number 13Klieg ConjunctivitisShort MothMan SightingsDarren Hayes' Mothman SightingLamont Greer's MothMan SightingAndy Colvin's Mothman Sightings26 Unofficial Mothman SightingsShirley Hensley's SightingMothman Sighting In Northern Siberia 1968Mothman Sighting On Amur River In Russia 1968Unidentified Flying ObjectsThe Freiburg ShriekerThe NASA GargoyleFlying MachinesWinged Woman of VietnamKelly–Hopkinsville encounterApples Devils and The Grafton MonsterAwohali's Flying Humanoid SightingBluefield's GargoyleDover DemonFlying Manta RaysCryptozoologyElias Midkoff's Giant Bird SightingThomas Downy's MothMan SightingMothman Sighting Before Russian Apartment Bombings 1999Steven Moran's Mothman SightingMothman Sighting Before 2002 Tbilisi EarthquakeMothman Sighting Before Minnesota Bridge Collapse 2007Oscar Solar Valdebenito's Flying Humanoid SightingOwlmanSlip HillThe Blackbird of ChernobylThe Flying ChupacabraThe Missing Thunderbird PhotoThe Thunderbird of Owl Head MountainUnidentified Motorist's Teratorn SightingWhite ThingsMothman Sighting In Point Pleasant 2010Mothman Sightings In Chicago 2011Marie's MothMan SightingWill Davis, Hank Miller and Susan Miller's MothMan SightingK. Brown's Mothman SightingMothman Sightings In Singapore 2015Mothman Sighting on Taurid Meteor Shower 2015November 20th 2016 Mothman SightingMothman Sightings In Chicago 2017

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The Mothman Prophecies by John KeelDavid Letterman Interviews John KeelThe Mothmanlives WebsiteThe Mothman Prophecies FilmSearch for the Mothman DocumentaryMothman 2010 FilmEyes of The Mothman DocumentaryBob Roach's Mothman StatueFrank FrazettaChad LambertDale Morton's MothMan CostumePoint Pleasant Interview With Actor Will PattonFATE MagazineJohn Keel's March 1991 FATE Article'John Keel On Mothman' September 2007 FATE ArticleThe Men In Black ComicsMen In Black Film SeriesMen in Black: The Animated SeriesFalse Mothman PhotosThe X-Files: DetourIron Spell - The Night of the MothmanFish Fisher - The Mothman of Point PleasantThe Mothman TimelineMothman Painted PillarThe Mothman of Point Pleasant Documentary

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