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Thursday, February 04, 2016

Apparition / UFO Encounter - Watertown, Wisconsin

I recently received the following eyewitness account:

Hi Lon,

I live in Watertown, Wisconsin, which is in Jefferson county. Back in the fall of 2002 I was 17 years old and had an experience with six or seven friends on County Road Y. The encounter was an apparition and a UFO sighting/landing within 20 to 30 minutes of each other.

The night began with a group of friends coming over to my parent's house on County Road Y. It was a foggy night, so my friends and I were riding our bikes up and down the road ahead of my parent's house. The property was an old farm and the main part of the house was a log cabin built in the 1840s. There was a big barn and garages sitting on about five acres. As we were riding our bikes in front of the barn on the road, one of my friends said 'what is that thing?' We all looked and it was a figure of a women with a big hat and old time garb. She was orange-like in color and just a tad see-through. The weirdest thing was the very jerky movements she was making. It seemed like her movement was like a skipping of a record or something like that - very choppy. It was creepy to say the least. We watched the women for awhile. None of us six or seven teenagers were too scared for some reason and we all watched it for a few minutes and then went back to riding bikes.

About 20 minutes later my friend Josh pointed out a very bright white light in the sky. We stopped riding our bikes to look at it. Josh pulled out a laser pointer pen and shined it at the light. The light then made a huge "J" shape in the sky. No airplane or helicopter could fly fast enough to make a giant "J" shape in the sky that fast. So after making the "J" in in the sky, we heard an extremely loud wooshing sound almost like a huge turbine or engine was shutting off. It seemed like the object had landed in a back field. That did scare all of us teenagers and we ran as fast as we could into my parent's house and stayed there for the night. The whole night had a strange vibe to it. I will never forget it. Thank you, JM

NOTE: I do believe there is a relationship between paranormal phenomena...many cryptids, ghosts, UFOs, non-terrestrials being, etc. have been seen together or in close proximity. Lon

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