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‘Maryland Sightings’

1952: UFO seen at close range with occupant aboard

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August, 1952 Sighting Time: 9:30 p.m. Day/Night: Night Location: Seat Pleasant, Maryland Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: three minutes No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): dull silver Number of Witnesses: Special Features: Humanoid/Occupant, Portholes/Windows Source: NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomenon) Summary/Description: Sometime in August, 1952 (the exact date cannot be recalled) during the major UFO sighting wave of that year, Mrs. Suzanne E. Knight, a young housewife and mother, saw a UFO at close range with what appeared to be an occupant aboard. The UFO appeared to Mrs. Knight to… Read More

1958: The Loch Raven Dam Incident

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 26, 1958 Sighting Time: 10:30 PM Day/Night: Night Location: Loch Raven Dam, north of Baltimore, Maryland Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 35 – 55 seconds No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 300 feet Shape of Object(s): flattened out, egg-shaped Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: two Source: Project Blue Book, www.nicap.org Summary/Description: On October 26, 1958 at 10:30 PM, near the Loch Raven Dam, north of Baltimore, Maryland, two men were traveling in a car. As they approached a bridge, they saw what appeared to be a flattened out, egg-shaped object hovering approximately 100-150 feet from the top… Read More

1978: Bigfoot sighting in Maryland

THINK ABOUTIT ENTITY SIGHTING REPORT Date: May 1, 1978 Sighting Time: 9:00 pm Day/Night: Night Location: Jarrettsville, Maryland Urban or Rural: Rural – At a ridge of trees in the distance. No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Bigfoot Entity Description: 7 to 8-foot tall hair covered creature with two, huge, red, glowing eyes Duration: Number of Witnesses: 1 or 2 Source: 1978 Humanoid Reports“, compiled by Albert Rosales, circa 2007, at www.ufoinfo.com/humanoid/humanoid1978.shtml Summary/Description: A “Bigfoot” book, then ufology catalogues, tell that in May 1978 or on the 1st of May 1978, in the night, at Bel Air Harford county, while investigating “Big foot” sightings at the Galluzzo’s property, Jarrettsville, Maryland, one Stephen J. Stover, Bigfoot investigator, saw two huge glowing red eyes while scanning at a ridge of… Read More

1978: Campers in Patapsco State Park view large triangular object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 22, 1978 Sighting Time: approximately 11:00 p.m. EST Day/Night: Night Location: Patapsco State Park, Maryland Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: CE-I (Close Encounter I) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness (i.e. within 500’) Duration: 30 – 45 seconds No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed: very low, approximately 200-250 feet Size of Object(s): “a quarter the size of a football field” to “150-200 feet on each side”. T Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Triangle Color of Object(s): “metallic” or “bluish-gray” color, but all four agreed that it had three white lights at the corners and a blinking red light on the top. Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: APRO, April 1978 Summary/Description: Gary Oickle, 24, his brother David, 22, and… Read More

1981: Large UFO seen by couple over Bethesda, MD

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 15, 1981 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Bethesda, Maryland Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: ND Duration: No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed: flying at an altitude of 1000 feet and speed of 100 mph. Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): the wingspan of a 717 but was flying low, he says. It was accented by a row of square windows in the from and two “cherry red” exhaust lights to the rear. Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Mike M. Ahlers, Montgomery Journal (Chevy Chase, MD), March 25, 1981 Summary/Description: Martin Buxbaum was driving with his wife and noticed an unusual object silhouetted against the dark blue evening sky. The object had the wingspan of a… Read More

2005: Lockheed Engineer sees Slow-Moving, Silent Black Triangle

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: February 9, 2005 Sighting Time: 6:45 pm Day/Night: Night Location: Owing Mills, Maryland Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: 4-5 minutes No. of Object(s):  Single Size of Object(s): My best guess is about 100+ ft from tip to tail and a bit more across the bottom of the triangle Distance to Object(s): perhaps 400 feet, maybe less Shape of Object(s): Triangle Color of Object(s): Black Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary: Lockheed Martin software engineer, Frank Griffin, was in his backyard looking at the stars the evening of Feb. 9 when a black triangle hovering overhead caught his eye. The black triangle was at a low altitude, maybe 500 to 800 feet,… Read More