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Marley Woods

Marley Woods

Marley Woods

The first part of the mystery surrounding Marley Woods is exactly where it is in Missouri. The reason is, there is no place with that name really. It was a name given to the area by a UFO researcher, who wanted to call it something while keeping its precise location confidential. Nevertheless, several incidents of strange and paranormal activity as well as UFO sightings have been reported there, including:

  • Strange balls of light, possibly ball lightning, about the size of a basketball have been seen. "They appeared to our right on a collision course with each other," said the witness. "They were moving very fast and when they came together I grabbed my wife and threw her to the ground thinking there would be shock waves and debris. The lights merged and went out, there was no sound and no debris."
  • On May 3, 2008, seven or eight silent amber lights were documented, each lasting only a few seconds.
  • In July, 1999, a couple in their 60s witnesses an illuminated "craft" descend into the woods. The next day at a nearby farm, both of them were pushed or forced to the ground by an unseen force.
  • In 1970, a caretaker of a cabin in the area found a burnt ring formation on the ground measuring about 10 feet in diameter. Inside the formation were three holes in a triangular orientation.
  • In 1988, a witness and his wife reported seeing a cigar shaped UFO with several illuminated windows that shot a brilliant beam of light toward the ground. Imprints on the ground were later discovered.
  • In December 1998, a family of three were watching TV when the glass on their stereo cabinet cracked in half. Hearing a loud noise outside, they went out to investigated and found that their old junked truck -- with no engine, in gear, and with emergency brake on -- has been pushed, wheels digging into the dirt, 12 feet and into the garage door. There were no unusual markings on it.
  • In 1989, Children playing on a trampoline were terrified by a glowing white object that hovered in the upper branches of a nearby tree. The tree died within two weeks.
  • In June, 1999, a rancher found number cattle dead under mysterious circumstances. A newborn calf was picked clean of its flesh. "Baked" rings about 20 feet in diameter were found in the area, which horses were reluctant to approach.
  • In July, 1999, a cow, with great difficulty, gave birth to a mummified calf. Strange, swirled patches of grass were found nearby.
  • On September 4, 2008 a property owner saw two extremely large dog-like animals some 880 feet away. They were in the corner of two fields and were walking slowly together. He stated the animals would weigh at least 200 lbs.

Sources:
Physical Trace Cases: Marley Woods
Marley Woods - Missouri's Secret UFO Hotspot

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