20 Things You Never Knew About The Alien Entity West Virginians Call The Flatwoods Monster

By Sarah Norman | August 29, 2023

Three Witnesses Drew Matching Sketches Of The Encounter

Welcome to West Virginia, cryptid lovers and UFO enthusiasts! Today we're traveling to the once-sleepy town of Flatwoods for a look into the lore of its resident otherworldly beast. Described as an alien creature with glowing eyes, metallic garb, and a penchant for lurking in the shadows, the Flatwoods Monster has inspired countless tales and investigations. So, buckle up as we journey into the mystifying realm of the unknown, where the lines between fact and folklore blur, and we explore the eerie legacy of the Flatwoods Monster together!

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(Gray Barker UFO Collection)

The three drawings here are allegedly The Flatwoods Monster as drawn by 3 of the boys who encountered him at Fisher's Farm. If legitimate, they appear to show that the three witnesses had a similar, consistent impression of the Monster's visage:

"The drawings detail in minor details but show a basic similarity. All depict the monster's face as being round, with two eyelike openings, while the head has a pointed, hood, shape around it."

You Can Learn More About Braxxie On Your Living Room Screen

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(A & E Studios)

Want to learn more about your favorite green monster? The T.V. Series Project Blue Book, running for two seasons, is based off the U.S. Air Force UFO Investigation of the same name. Episode 2 combines fact, fiction and folklore about the Flatwoods Monster into an entertaining and educational episode that any UFO enthusiast will enjoy. Additionally, The 2018 documentary The Flatwoods Monster: A Legacy of Fear, delves deep into the 1952 incidents and their aftermath.