Bennington County, Vermont

Near Manchester

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Bennington County Vermont (Class B) BFRO

August 2005

I am a Civil War re-enactor and I was participating in an event on the grounds of Hildene Mansion, which is Robert Todd Lincoln's home near Manchester, Vermont. We were camped on the front lawn of the mansion, which is bordered on two sides by woods. The whole area is somewhat off the beaten path, the house is probably a half mile from the main road. In the middle of Friday night, I would guess around 1-2 a.m., I woke up and was walking to the building beside the main house to use the rest room, and as I left my tent and was walking toward the restroom I heard footsteps walking near me in the woods. They seemed to follow me as I went to the rest room and as I walked back from the rest room they walked back with me to my tent. The whole time walking back I had an uneasy feeling like I was being watched. The next night, Saturday, I was sitting around the campfire around 11:00 pm talking and we heard footsteps coming from the woods which we were right next to, but the noises were co...

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Chittenden County Vermont (Class A) BFRO

Stranded motorists observe white creature near Colchester

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Lamoille County Vermont (Class B) BFRO

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January 1996

Lamoille County Vermont (Class B) BFRO

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December 1989

Rutland County Vermont (Class B) BFRO

Possible prowling at TinkerBrook shelter in Calvin Coolidge State Forest

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January 1995

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Lady walking with dog has lengthy, close nighttime encounter

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Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Security Guards have sighting while on duty near Jacksonville

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August 2000

Clark County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Teenager recounts his sighting as a very young boy on his property near Yacolt

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August 1995

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife have close encounter while roller blading outside Port Charlotte

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January 2002

Geauga County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Bainbridge (Chagrin Falls) Ohio resident reports multiple sightings

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March 2001

Jefferson County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Hunter recalls his observation of a dark figure crawling on a family farm near Markton

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October 1988

Raleigh County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Multiple sightings in daylight outside Shady Spring

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September 2007

Humboldt County California (Class A) BFRO

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April 2003