Monuments Commemorating Fortean Phenomena or Incidents

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  1. EnolaGaia

    EnolaGaia I knew the job was dangerous when I took it ...

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    It occurred to me that there are any number of threads dedicated to Fortean aspects of monuments (broadly defined ... ), but none focused on monuments which aren't 'Fortean' themselves but commemorate Fortean incidents or phenomena.

    For example ...

    There's the Mothman statue in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

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    As a result, I'm starting this thread to consolidate references to such monuments (broadly defined).
     
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    great thread idea..... I'm thinking that there must be notices about Nessie? would they count?
     
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    There's the Texas Historical Commission marker in the Aurora Cemetery that mentions the alleged late 19th century UFO crash and burial of the craft's occupant.

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    My intention was to focus on public monuments / statues / markers / etc. commemorating Fortean things. The idea was to emphasize those monuments (etc.) that a community had established, so as to limit the scope to incidents a community had considered substantial enough to memorialize (however seriously / facetiously).

    I was hoping to exclude private displays that just anyone may have erected (e.g., alien statues at a Roswell souvenir shop; dinosaur figures at a roadside attraction; a Noah's ark conception built as a tourist attraction).
     
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    New Hampshire erected a historical marker at or near the location of the Betty / Barney Hill abduction incident.

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    I've not yet located any monuments / memorials relating to Nessie beyond this marker at Urquhart Castle ...

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    The Mantell Incident
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    Yes, it is (or at least was) definitely there, we have been there and seen it.
     
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    it sounds really good :)
     

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