\ BigfootResearch.com
If you have seen a bigfoot or believe you have ongoing activity in your area that is bigfoot related, please complete our Report Form to report your sighting.
Tom Yamarone, Chair
Monica Rawlins, Vice-Chair
Dave Osborne, Secretary
Kathy Strain, Treasurer
Sean Forker, Sgt. at Arms
Bob Strain, Director
Don Stockton, Director
Daniel Falconer, Director
Robert Swain, Director
Peter Wilson, Director

Welcome Anonymous

(Register)

Membership:
Latest: ReginaA
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 940

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 85
Total: 85
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: News and Reports
02: Archive
03: Home
04: News and Reports
05: News and Reports
06: News and Reports
07: Archive
08: News and Reports
09: News and Reports
10: News and Reports
11: News and Reports
12: Archive
13: Archive
14: Home
15: Your Account
16: News and Reports
17: News and Reports
18: News and Reports
19: News and Reports
20: News and Reports
21: Home
22: News and Reports
23: News and Reports
24: News and Reports
25: Contact
26: Archive
27: News and Reports
28: News and Reports
29: News and Reports
30: News and Reports
31: Home
32: Home
33: News and Reports
34: News and Reports
35: News and Reports
36: News and Reports
37: News and Reports
38: Your Account
39: News and Reports
40: Your Account
41: Archive
42: News and Reports
43: News and Reports
44: News and Reports
45: News and Reports
46: News and Reports
47: Home
48: News and Reports
49: Archive
50: News and Reports
51: News and Reports
52: Search
53: News and Reports
54: News and Reports
55: News and Reports
56: News and Reports
57: Your Account
58: Archive
59: AIBR Forum
60: Archive
61: Home
62: News and Reports
63: News and Reports
64: News and Reports
65: Archive
66: Topics
67: Your Account
68: News and Reports
69: News and Reports
70: News and Reports
71: News and Reports
72: Your Account
73: Archive
74: News and Reports
75: News and Reports
76: AIBR Forum
77: News and Reports
78: News and Reports
79: News and Reports
80: News and Reports
81: Archive
82: News and Reports
83: Home
84: News and Reports
85: News and Reports

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

image courtesy of Paul Willison

Listen In!
www.talkshoe.com
ID: 30301

Let's Talk Bigfoot is a archived Internet radio show endorsed by AIBR.

On each episode are the Who's Who of bigfoot research.

Powered by TalkShoe

Listen to the show on iTunes
Listen to the show on Yahoo
Listen to the show on Google
News › Man hears strange sounds near Frederick, Maryland
Man hears strange sounds near Frederick, Maryland

Report - Sighting Witness Name: P. H.

What are you reporting: Sound

Date of Incident: Approximately July/Aug 1973

Time of Incident: 1:30 – 2:30 am

State: Maryland

County: Frederick

Closest City to Area of Encounter: Frederick

How many witnesses were there (including yourself)? 1

Please give as full a description of the sighting location: A fire [dirt] road off of Gambrill Park road in the Frederick Municipal Forest.This road travels a mountain ridge about 60 yds wide with drop off either side.

What was the weather like that day? Beautiful, sunny, 80+

What was the light like? pitch black during encounter

What was the nearest source of water? unknown, possibly small flows going down mountainside, possibly the lake at bottom of mountain approx 3mi?, lake is watershed lake for city of Frederick Md

Please describe in your own words what you saw, heard, smelled: At approx 1:30 am a friend and I were sleeping in a small pup tent approx 12 ft off of the fire road in a small clearing. I was sleeping on my right side with my head to the door of the tent when something stomped me onto my face [front]. At least that is what it seemed like [I was asleep but woke up quite abruptly]. The rear tent pole was down, the line holding out my side of the tent was broken and the pegs holding my side were uprooted. I asked my friend [after waking him up] if he had kicked the tent. I couldn't think of any other logical explanation, he muttered something and went back to sleep. I did not go back to sleep because what happened to me. About 30 to 45 min later just as I was about to sleep I heard faint crunching sounds from down the side of the mountain. I listened for a while and it became clear that it was footsteps coming up the side of the mountain. The footsteps got louder and closer it became clear to me that it was something on two feet, heavy, coming our way. Maybe a person? When It was maybe 40yds?away and still coming I woke up my friend and said, “Listen!” He heard it and confirmed what I thought that it was a person. Whatever it was came steadily to within maybe 10 yards off the back of the tent and then any further footsteps stopped. I called out [Who's out there]. No answer. Then something like [Is there somebody there?]. Then [If there's somebody there you better say something]. Nothing. Then [You better say something we have a gun and you will be shot]. Then [You will know what this sound is]. I pumped a cartridge into the chamber of the shotgun very loudly. Still nothing but dead silence. We decided it was time to get out of the tent and see what it was. My friend exited first and said something like "something smells like sh*t out here”. I came out of the tent shotgun in my right hand flashlight in my left holding the pump. My friend relit and revived the fire and I looked around with flashlight and shotgun. Just standing in front of the tent turning and scanning. After about 5min the fire starts to go and I have the gun/light pointed down and across the road. At that moment in the almost exact direction of the gun/light something screamed in a way that can hardly be described. It was loud, long, started as a loud deep growl and slid into a much higher pitched long scream. When it stopped the echo could be heard off of several mountainsides. We decided it was time to get in the car. We did. We packed up the tent at daylight and left.

Description of Animal(s): He had no visual sighting of the creature. This was a sound encounter only.

Food Sources in Area of Encounter: The area is very populated with deer and other wildlife. Plenty of water supply, this area serves as a water supply for the City of Frederick, Maryland.

Type of Terrain (be thorough): The terrain is very mountainous. Lots of large rock outcrops. Very deep cut ravines and relief in the area. Entire area is wooded with the closest homes being at least 2 miles away.

Follow up investigation by Billy Willard:

I spoke with Mr. Hickey by telephone on February 2, 2008 and discussed his encounter report submitted to the AIBR. We have since communicated largely by email and he seems to be very reliable in his report. Mr. Hickey emailed me an attachment of the location of the encounter and a trip was planned to investigate the area. Unfortunately, this is a very old encounter, but I feel an investigation of the area was warranted.

On March 1, 2008, Tom L and I visited the location. The fire road is off of Gambrill Park Road in the Frederick Municipal Forest. The witness provided a map to locate the area. We identified two possible areas of the campsite spoken of in the report. Upon entering the area, a “possible” stick formation was identified. The formation appeared unnatural, although is not definitive proof of the creature, but interesting to say the least.

This area is very mountainous; deep cut ravines with a lot of large rock outcrops. These large rock outcrops have a lot of large, deep crevices that allow a place for hiding. I entered one of the crevices and was able to go into it 60 feet in. The area is very plentiful of food and water. The area serves as part of the drinking water supply for the City of Frederick, MD.

Several ATV trails and other fire roads, which are blocked, were observed. While there, we did encounter some folks on two ATV’s.

We identified an area piled deer kill. This pile of deer kill was obviously created by humans. This was obvious due to the noticeable saw cut marks on the heads removing the antlers.

We did not experience any strange sightings or sounds during our investigation.

In summary, I do believe this area could support a population of bipedal creatures. There is plenty of food, water and shelter in the area. There are areas extremely difficult for human travel as well to keep them out of sight of people.

Posted by Kathy.Strain on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 (17:18:12) (8567 reads)
Associated Topics

Report - Sighting

Average Score: 3.33
Votes: 3


Please take a second and vote for this article:

Excellent
Very Good
Good
Regular
Bad

Monday, March 07
Northern California Audio Event (0)
Friday, March 04
Charcoal, Eggplants, and Small Hairy Hominoids (0)
Thursday, March 03
The role of circumstantial evidence in the discovery of new species of primate (0)
Tuesday, February 15
Ichnotaxonomy of the Laetoli trackways: The earliest hominin footprints (0)
Friday, January 14
Giant Asian Ape and Humans Coexisted, Might Have Interacted (0)
Friday, January 14
Sasquatch Summit: A Tribute to John Green (0)
Friday, January 14
The Board Of Advisors (0)
Friday, January 14
Bigfoot sightings expected in Ketchum Sun Valley (0)
Wednesday, January 12
Find the AIBR on Facebook! (0)
Wednesday, December 22
The Alliance of Independent Bigfoot Researchers (0)
Sunday, October 17
Bigfoot in Santa Cruz County?: Enthusiasts make their case during Bigfoot Discov (0)
Thursday, June 24
Sasquatch Phonetic Alphabet (SPA) (0)
Thursday, April 22
Barefoot Running – A Pain for Us Footers (0)
Wednesday, March 24
New Human Species? (0)
Wednesday, September 09
Sasquatch Investigations at the Pinecrest Site, California (0)
Wednesday, November 19
Our Ancestors Had Floppy, Flexible Feet (0)
Tuesday, March 18
Man had daytime sighting in the Blue Ridge Parkway (0)
Tuesday, March 18
Woman has early morning sighting near Curtin, Oregon (0)
Tuesday, March 18
Young Girls Have Sighting Near Lake Huron (0)
Tuesday, March 18
Man hears strange sounds near Frederick, Maryland (0)
Wednesday, March 12
Digitally Simulated Bigfoot Recordings Now Available! (0)
Tuesday, January 29
Beliefs and Experiences with Sasquatch and Corresponding Coping Strategies (0)
Wednesday, January 16
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is..... (0)
Tuesday, January 15
Witness Sees Hairy Creature Near Swan Hills, Alberta (0)
Tuesday, January 01
How Reliable are Sasquatch Databases? (0)
Tuesday, October 23
Lake Chelan Sighting with Photographs (0)
Tuesday, July 17
Nests and Bedding Areas (0)
Tuesday, June 26
Possible Food Sources For Sasquatch In Oregon (0)
Wednesday, June 20
Abominable Snowmen Are Here! - Ivan T. Sanderson (0)
Friday, May 25
Soldier Has Late-Night Encounter at Quantico Marine Base, Virginia (0)
Friday, February 23
Hunting chimps may change view of human evolution (0)
Thursday, February 01
Archaeologist digs for proof of Sasquatch (0)
Sunday, January 14
How to Video or Photograph a Sasquatch (0)
Tuesday, November 21
An Anatomy Professor Tracks Bigfoot (0)
Thursday, November 02
Protocols and Tools for the Bigfoot Researcher (0)
Thursday, November 02
Get a Cool podcast About Bigfoot! (0)
Thursday, July 27
Research Note: Comments regarding the identity of a hand of unknown origin (0)
Friday, July 21
Creature seen near Hayman Falls Park, Wisconsin (0)
Friday, May 26
ABOM: A Bigfoot Online Museum (0)
Friday, May 26
“Wild Man” Images in European Art (0)
Monday, May 22
Dmitri Donskoy: Biomechanical Analysis of the 1967 Patterson Film (0)
Saturday, May 20
What’s in an Image? (0)
Saturday, May 20
Chimpanzee and human ancestors may have interbred (0)
Saturday, May 20
Shouting monkeys show surprising eloquence (0)
Saturday, May 20
DNA Study Maps Human-Chimp Split (0)
Saturday, May 20
'Hobbit' Species Discovery Challenged (0)
Saturday, May 20
Apes Shown to Be Able to Plan Ahead (0)
Saturday, May 06
Dem Bones (0)
Monday, April 24
Setting the Record Straight: the Penn & Teller "Sonoma" Video (0)
Friday, April 21
Scott Schubbe is trying to solve the puzzle of Big Foot (0)

Older Articles

Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Azul-Carbon theme and related images designed by Jamin