Madison County, Illinois

Near St. Jacob

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Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

December 1980

It was Xmas eve 12/24/1980 app. 7:00pm. It was very very cold. I had just turned onto IL. R.R. 4 4 heading north and was picking up speed when I saw something in the middle of the road. There was no other cars in the area so i turned my bright lites on and started hitting my brakes. As I got closer i saw a bigfoot just standing in the middle of the road looking at me as if it was blinded by my headlights. I came to almost a complete stop as I looked at it and moved the car into the opposite lane to avoid hitting it. I came within inches of it and was looking at it the whole time. It was standing up but seemed to be kind of bent over at the waist and its was holding its right arm up against its chest (like if you would have your arm in a sling). I estimate it was well over 7 foot tall-(at the time i had a brother 6'8" and I know it was much taller than he was). I keep saying it because I'm not sure of its sex. I was in amazement and not sure what to do. I decided to go to the next road ...

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Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner has nighttime sighting near Edwardsville

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October 2011

Madison County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

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February 2011

Madison County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

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December 2009

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Resident has recent daylight sighting while retrieving cattle near Godfrey

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April 2009

Cambria County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

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February 1998

Horry County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

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April 1974

Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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June 2005

La Salle Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

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November 2000

Palm Beach County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Year long sightings by family

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British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

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March 2007

Shelby County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

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Madison County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

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