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Thursday, December 02, 2021

Huge 'Gargoyle' Encountered Several Times in Stillman Valley, Illinois

An Illinois woman contacted me about her 3 encounters with a huge Gargoyle-like being in Stillman Valley, Illinois. Three other witnesses have also encountered this winged entity.

I recently received the following account:

"I live near Rockford, Illinois, specifically in Stillman Valley in Ogle County. My friend and I were driving around 3-4AM and we saw a huge 7-10 foot tall creature that had a huge wingspan. We almost hit it with the car, but when it got close it just flew straight up and over the top of the car.

It looked like a Gargoyle. My friend and I both looked at each other, with our jaws dropped, and exclaimed like, "Did you see that? What was that?!" This was in 2015.

Then a year later, in the exact same place, when my mom was driving me to the hospital because I had a horrible migraine, she also had an encounter with the Gargoyle! It occurred around the same time, early in the morning.

I also use to drive that same road, every night for about a year straight, in 2016 to take my girlfriend home. In the exact same spot we witnessed it together! So in total, I have seen this same Gargoyle-like creature 3 times and 3 other people encountered it with me.

The location was right by a trucking company called Glendenning Brothers Trucking right off our Route 72 in Stillman Valley, Illinois" LJ

NOTE: a Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research member will be going to the location soon. Lon

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Have you had a sighting of a winged humanoid or huge bat-like creature in the Chicago, Illinois metro area / Lake Michigan region? The entity has also been referred to as the 'Chicago Mothman', 'Chicago Owlman' & 'O'Hare Mothman.' - Chicago / Lake Michigan Winged Humanoid Regional Interactive Map - Please feel free to contact me at lonstrickler@phantomsandmonsters.com - your anonymity is guaranteed. Our investigative group is conducting a serious examination of his phenomenon. We are merely seeking the truth and wish to determine what eyewitnesses have been encountering. Your cooperation is truly appreciated.

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