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"The Little Green Men of Hopkinsville" - 60th Anniversary Reboot

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posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 10:37 AM
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August 21st 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of one of the alleged all time closest of encounters in history. It remains unexplained to date.

It’s one really bizarre story that supposedly involves a UFO landing, two or more inquisitive and possibly hostile ‘little green men’ (they were actually described as silver coloured). Armed ‘defensive’ actions were taken by the occupants of a Kentucky farmhouse against the creatures. Local police, military policemen and state troopers attended the scene. Officially the case was never investigated by Project Bluebook.

Nowadays it all seems like the plot to a 50s B-Movie or Twilight Zone episode. But is admittedly one of those, almost surreal, mystery UFO cases that are still fascinating to this day.

I realize this has been discussed a number of times on ATS before but so what? It is the 60th anniversary. It’s a story that is nowhere near as loved or written about as Roswell. Yet in the ‘Kelly’ story the aliens were reported within hours and the witness stories remained unchanged.

I’ve tried to give the story a more in depth look by using sources like the Loren Gross booklets, that Isaac Koi recently brought to our attention, along with a few other resources. Hopefully I am bringing in information that we have not been made aware of in previous posts.

But if you really are sick of this case then please click away now.

If not - then we'll recap the story as it happened back in ’55.

Then we'll look at the evidence and opinions that have been put forth in the 60 years that have since passed.

But first of all let’s drift back into the midst of time as the story begins to break....

Hopkinsville, Kentucky - August 21st 1955


It’s a hot summer’s evening in late August of 1955 in the small town of Kelly, Hopkinsville.


Approx 7:00 pm


Elmer ‘Lucky’ Sutton (27) is entertaining a friend, Billy Ray Taylor, in a farmhouse around 8 miles from Hopkinsville.

Others present are Mrs Glennie Lankford (ex-Mrs Sutton, 50 ), John (Charley) Sutton (21), Vera Sutton (29), Alene Sutton (27), Lonnie Lankford (12), Elmer Lucky Sutton (25), Mary Lankford (7), June Taylor (18), Charlton Lankford (10) and O.P. Baker (30).

There is no running water in the property so Billy Ray goes outside the Sutton home for water from the outside pump.
Within minutes Taylor returns excitedly into the house claiming to have seen a flying saucer hover over the nearby woods, and then descend into a gully.

Unimpressed with Taylor's story the family and visitors remain inside the property and ignore his claims dismissing it as a shooting star.

Another hour or so passes by without incident.

Approx 8:00 pm


The Sutton’s dog begins to bark and become agitated. Elmer and Billy Ray leave the property to see what the animal is getting so worked up about. The nervous dog then runs and hides underneath the house and does not return until next day.
Sutton and Taylor then notice a 3 - 4ft tall ‘creature’ approaching them. A creature they later describe as having a large round head, long thin arms extending almost to the ground, and legs that seemed not to move naturally. The hands are large and seem to be more like the talons of a bird. The being's eyes seemed to glow in a fiery shade of yellow.

Deciding to shoot and then ask questions later, Elmer and Billy Ray open fire with a .22 rifle and a 20 gauge shotgun. The creature appears to perform a back flip and then scuttle back into the woods.



The men return to the house to check everyone is alright. Rejoining everyone in the living room they notice another creature peeking at them. Once again the men open fire and the creature back flips and then disappears into the darkness. Convinced they’ve at least wounded the entity they prepare to leave the property to take a look.

As Billy Ray Taylor pauses on the porch to take a look outside a talon reaches down from the roof and grabs his hair. Elmer Sutton fires at the creature and it falls from its perch on the roof out of view.
Another creature is then sighted in a close by tree. The men aim and fire and are amazed to hear a sound like bullets striking metal as the creature starts floating to the ground like a falling leaf.

The family illuminate the porch light to get a better view and this seems to cause the creatures more discomfort than the gunfire. The family and their guests are pondering if these entities are simply curious rather than hostile.


The eleven occupants are now shut inside the farmhouse, listening intently and waiting for something else to happen. After a time a tapping noise can be heard from above the kitchen at the rear of the house and away from illuminated front yard. Elmer and Billy Ray boldly leave via the back-door and see another creature on the roof again. Gunshots knock the creature into the air. It then seems to "float" away to the top of a fence separating the back yard from the fields beyond some 50’ away. Finally perching like a strange bird. Shots ring out again and the strange visitor drops on all fours moving out of sight into the shadows.

Back in the property, the women and children lay on the floor scared out of their skins while the men continue take pot shots as the strange intruders appear repeatedly at the windows without ever attempting to enter the dwelling. During this ‘battle’ Billy claims to have used up four boxes of .22 shells.



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edit on 1/8/15 by mirageman because: BBcode doesn't like the word 'window'!




posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 10:38 AM
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Approx 11:30 pm

There is no telephone in farmhouse. So after a long period where the creatures appear to have retreated from the property it is decided to bundle everyone into the two vehicles available and head for the local police station.The two cars screech to a halt outside Hopkinsville police station and 11 terrified men, women and children tumble out and rush inside the building screaming about a gun battle with spacemen. The officers on duty clearly believe something has caused these people to panic. Police chief Russell Greenwell is also awoken and told of the spaceship landing.


Chief Greenwell orders an immediate reconnaissance of the Sutton farm. So a number of deputies attend to the scene along with the Suttons and Taylors.

The police motorcade turns off Highway 41, on to the gravel-surfaced Old Madisonville Road, and then pulls up in front of the now unoccupied farmhouse. A radio message from a State Police Officer on the way to Kelly adds to the mystery by reporting hearing overhead noises like artillery fire. There are also reports of glowing lights in the woods from another officer.

In a very tension filled atmosphere the police begin to search the grounds and the surrounding fields while Chief Greenwell heads into the property to discretely check for any sign of liquor being consumed. But he finds none. While the rest of the men search the farm and fields, Chief Greenwell discusses the "spacemen" with the witnesses that have returned to the farm with him.



Approx 2:00 am

The lawmen find nothing of consequence. There is no sign of a spaceship landing nearby and there are no tracks in and around the farmhouse. Let alone dead or wounded creatures from outer space. An odd "luminous patch of grass" out back was noted as was a glimpse of a "greenish glow" in the woods by a Sgt. Salter.

The only tangible evidence of the siege seems to be the bullet holes, expended shell cases, and the petrified occupants of the property. Neighbours close by did report seeing strange lights in the sky and also had heard the gunfire. But it seems that they were dismissed as ‘firecrackers’ and not reported.

With his men having completed a sweep of the area, Chief Greenwell , calls off the search deciding that the intruders from space must have flown back home. His men return to their posts and the Suttons and guests try to turn in for the night.


Approx 3:30 am

Elmer’s mother, Glennie Lankford, notices another creature at the window again. She advises her son, Elmer, to leave it be as they seem to have meant no harm. But with fear rising again he shoots at it and it retreats once again into the darkness. The ‘siege’ continues for another hour or so until dawn.



The Aftermath

The following morning the reports reached the local radio station as investigators came back to search the farmlands during the daytime. Nothing was found of real interest. Those who climbed to the roof of the house to look for footprints spotted nothing unusual either. The press got hold of the story and many reporters from other papers in Kentucky arrived at the Sutton house. A media circus ensued and stories of “Hillbillies shooting little green men” spread rapidly. This is despite the fact that the ‘men’ were described as silvery in colour.



Next the general public began driving up to the farmhouse and snooping around, taking photographs and rapidly wearing the family down. Many of the ‘skeptics’ made unfounded claims that alcohol had been consumed, or that it was all a hoax. Much was made that two of the witnesses worked at a carnival. Very few people believed the story and the witnesses were subject to cruel jibes and ridicule. So much so, that they stopped talking about the incident, and eventually moved out of the farmhouse to avoid the constant stream of visitors.



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posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 10:38 AM
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Investigations

Police Chief Greenwell

Greenwell showed up not long after daylight next morning to look around. He was informed by Mrs. Langford that the creatures paid another visit after his men had left. The Police Chief examined new bullet holes in the walls of the farmhouse. This seemed to confirm the claim the beings had returned. He then examined the ground around the farmhouse in daylight.

According to news sources he said :


"We didn't find any little footprints --that is true --but that ground was so hard and dry a tractor wouldn't have left much of a trace on it. I didn't make any footprints there either --so the absence of footprints doesn't prove a thing --nobody with a lick of sense would have expected to find any under those conditions."

Original Source : Frank Edwards - Flying Saucers Serious Business. pp.21-22.



Greenwell also noted that although the Air Force Base nearby (Campbell) decided against any official investigation he recalls relaying details of the case to an Air Force Officer. Although he could not recall the name of the officer concerned.

Andrew ‘Bud’ Ledwith

Ledwith was an engineer with the local radio station, who decided to head out and conduct his own investigation the morning after the incident. He spoke with all of the adult witnesses asked them to sign statements. He judged their accounts as being consistent, especially in their descriptions of the strange glowing ‘little green men’.

Bud Ledwith's drawings are often used to illustrate these creatures.

Above : Ledwith’s sketch and description of the Kelly ‘aliens’ as told by the witnesses.


The men folk had left on business when Ledwith arrived but the women at the property agreed to speak with him until the men returned home.



Those seven people had given me almost parallel stories and almost identical pictures. It would be impossible for so many people to give me false accounts and pictures that tallied so closely unless they first talked together and decided what each feature and event looked like; but three of the men had left very early that morning for Evansville and had not been home throughout the day.

These were not interviews in which one person would look at another and say, “Is that what you thought it looked like?' No, all seven were sure of what they had seen, and no one would retract a statement . . . even under close cross-examination.

. . . As the report spread outside the family, they were distorted in all directions; everyone who told the story seemed to add his own ideas of how the creatures looked. For this reason I am pleased that we had the advantage of time. Our morning interview was the first complete report of the whole night's happenings.

Source : J.Allen Hynek - “The UFO Experience”



Disbelievers

A number of disbelievers were heavily biased against the witnesses’ account of events.
Deputy Sheriff George Batts – accused some of the family of consuming alcohol and stated that the farmhouse was full of comic books. This is despite Mrs Lankford being teetotal and not allowing alcohol into the house.

State Trooper Russell Ferguson stated in an April 2000 interview for French Magazine Phenomena.


Let me not say what I did not say. I did not say they were drunk, I said they were drinking [drinkers?]. Generally speaking, let us say they were not really stable people, if you see what I'm saying.
Source : Phenomena. #45, June 2001


Ferguson also made much of a ‘square’ hole in the wire netting of the living room window. Claiming it was the only hole he noticed and had been made with a tobacco cutter and not a bullet. Basically inferring that the whole thing was a set up by the Suttons:


That was the first shotgun I ever saw that shot a square hole...(he returned next day and)... The square hole in the screen, he says, now was round
"Besides being transformed from square to round, the hole the next day was nearly 'four times as large' as its original size on the night of August 21, according to Batts. He is quite confident in his theory that the entire story was fabricated."

Source : Phenomena. #45, June 2001




There were actually two holes in the netting as more shots were fired after the creatures returned. Batts was also very critical because there was no evidence to suggest anything had attacked the home.

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posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 10:39 AM
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Air Force Major John E. Albert.
Around 8 a.m. on the morning of the 22nd August Major John E. Albert of nearby Campbell Air Force Base, Kentucky heard the story on the radio news and stopped at a payphone to find out if the base had been notified. They knew nothing and suggested he make a few ‘unofficial inquiries. He stopped by at the Sutton household and spotted Deputy Sheriff Batts.
Batts told him there was no solid evidence. The Major asked Mrs’ Lankford for a statement but her writing skills were somewhat limited, inarticulate and short on detail. Albert’s conversation with Lankford was not recorded and leaves more questions.



Major Albert eventually reported:



Mrs. Lankford was an impoverished widow woman who had grown up in this small community just outside of Hopkinsville, with very little education.

She belonged to the Holly Roller Church and the night and evening of this occurrence, had gone to a religious meeting and she indicated that the members of the congregation and her two sons and their wives and some friends of her sons', were also at this religious meeting and were worked up into a frenzy, becoming emotionally unbalanced and that after the religious meeting, they had discussed this article which she had heard about over the radio and had sent for them from the Kingdom Publishers, Fort Worth 1, Texas and they had sent her this article with a picture which appeared to be a little man when it actually was a monkey, painted silver.

This article had to be returned to Mrs. Lankford as she stated it was her property. However, a copy of the writing is attached to this statement and if it is necessary, a photograph can be obtained from the above mentioned publishers.........

"It is my opinion that the report Mrs. Lankford or her son... was caused by one of two reasons. Either they actually did see what they thought was a little man and at the time, there was a circus in the area and a monkey might have escaped, giving the appearance of a small man. Two, being emotionally upset, and discussing the article and showing pictures of this little monkey, that appeared like a man, their imaginations ran away with them and they really did believe what they saw, which they thought was a little man."


Source : forteania.blogspot.co.uk...


Now the family had all left the Sutton home to report the incident and Lankford was not the initial witness. The families had not attended any religious meeting that evening and Langford did not belong to the Holy Roller Church. The monkey painted silver story seems almost as fantastical as the ‘little green men’. There were no reports of missing painted monkeys.

However Langford’s statement does mention that she saw a little man “that looked like a monkey”. There are also problems with the claim about the article Langford had heard discussed over the radio about a little man that turned out to be a “monkey painted silver”. Firstly the family did not own a radio and secondly the article has never been traced.

According to Project Blue Book files in response to a magazine article in August 1957, someone in the Air Force decided they should "investigate”. First Lieutenant Charles N. Kirk, an Air Force officer at Campbell Air Force Base was given the task and he used Major Albert’s notes and news clippings from 2 years previous to look through the data and dismissed it all saying :


"It is felt that the report cannot be substantiated as far as any actual object appearing in the vicinity at that time.”


A rather strange conclusion as neither could a story about a silver monkey escaping from a circus be substantiated. The King Circus was the only circus in town at the time and confirmed no animals had gone missing.

Joe Nickell

Perhaps the most logical skeptical explanation came years later when Joe Nickell proposed that the “Great Horned Owls” were actually the “little green men” of Kelly in preparation for the 50th anniversary back in 2005. Great Horned Owls are very protective of their nests and also become active around dusk.




Could this really be the solution to the Hopkinsville aliens?

Conclusions

It seems that the story of a mini ‘War of the Worlds’ in 1955 was just a little too crazy for many to consider even back in 1955. Why would aliens land in Kentucky in 1955 to spook out a dozen or so country folk and then simply disappear without a trace?

With the police, military and media being unable to uncover anything pointing to an out of this world encounter the case simply reached a dead end. It seems that the family were not given a lot of credibility despite never changing their story. Their low social status may also have had something to do with that.

Plenty of UFO researchers will reference the incident. Yet very few want to promote it as a real gun battle with space aliens. In some ways it’s similar to the Varghina case from Brazil in 1996 where it is difficult to verify anything involving aliens happened at all.

But there again a lot has been made of the Roswell story that it is unverifiable - crashed spaceships, dead alien bodies, even pieces of that memory metal...... None of it has ever been proven. That story became a legend in half a century.

The Hopkinsville ‘little green men’ story is not one that has ever grown beyond the basic story. There is no hint of a police or military cover- up, just total disinterest. Finally no witnesses have crawled out of the woodwork years afterwards to add their own take on accounts and convulute the story. Perhaps that is why the Kelly story has always tended to be dismissed as a just curious piece of folklore and will probably never be solved?

References follow >>>





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posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 10:39 AM
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Sources, References & Further Information


Monsters of the UFO : Recreation and Documentary on the Case


Little Green Men | Kentucky Life



GROSS-1955-July-Sept-15-SN.pdf

GROSS-1955-July-Sept-15.pdf

Phenomenon Mag Nov 2011 - FREE

NICAP report

Project Gutenburg Article

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posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 11:28 AM
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Thank you for a very well written thread! I thoroughly enjoyed reading every minute of it.
I have always found this story to be interesting especially since none of the survivors
ever came forward & changed any of the information. I mean 11 witnesses is alot of
people who stand true to this day.
Thanks for clearing up the liquor being blamed for the reason as that
hearsay always made the story questionable for me.



Cheers
Ektar
edit on 182015 by Ektar because: left out info



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 11:35 AM
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a reply to: mirageman

My hat's off to you, sir, for such an outstanding post. I've posted about this case on a few threads, but your comprehensive post puts me to shame. I look forward to examining your material in detail later this evening.




posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 11:39 AM
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a reply to: mirageman

A very well done thread on what has been always one of my favorite cases. Ive looked at all the logical explanations and can't find one that seems to work. I don't think it was a hoax because the family did not seek attention or money ( I heard they did charge people to see the house to try to keep them away) so that makes no sense in my mind. I've been more interested if there ever have been more sightings of those creatures though I've found none



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 11:47 AM
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Yup ... nothing to see here folks but silver painted, floating monkeys.



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 12:07 PM
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A+, man. Well researched and well read.



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 12:54 PM
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I just wanna say... And BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE!

That is one of the best prepared and presented threads on ATS in a loooonnnggggg time... Thank you for you hard work!



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 02:50 PM
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Perhaps the most logical skeptical explanation came years later when Joe Nickell proposed that the “Great Horned Owls” were actually the “little green men” of Kelly in preparation for the 50th anniversary back in 2005. Great Horned Owls are very protective of their nests and also become active around dusk.


the behaviour of the creatures doesn't sound very owl like to me - especially their response to being shot

for me the best 'skeptical' explanation would be that the story is made up - i'd put it in the folklore folder



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 03:01 PM
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originally posted by: grey9438
a reply to: mirageman

A very well done thread on what has been always one of my favorite cases. Ive looked at all the logical explanations and can't find one that seems to work. I don't think it was a hoax because the family did not seek attention or money ( I heard they did charge people to see the house to try to keep them away) so that makes no sense in my mind. I've been more interested if there ever have been more sightings of those creatures though I've found none


The family did try charging people to see the house as possibly one way of covering the cost of repairs to it and also to keep the crowds at bay. However they temporarily abandoned the house not long after as they were fed up of the people coming to stare and laugh at them.

If it was all a hoax then what was it meant to achieve? It would have been difficult to pull it all off even if there was a motive.

So I don't think it was a hoax either. I also think the silver monkey story is a pathetic attempt to explain the case. I am not sure country folk would get scared by owls either.

It's possible the occupants of the house had worked themselves up into a frenzy once the shooting began and were very afraid. Only seeing the 'creatures' through a window in the darkness could have also obscured their view.

So that leaves the two 'gunmen'. Did they decide to have a bit of fun shooting outside and then it all backfired? Or did they genuinely think they were under siege from space aliens?



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 03:55 PM
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for me the best 'skeptical' explanation would be that the story is made up - i'd put it in the folklore folder


From what I can gather that seems to have been the majority viewpoint from the moment the police arrived on the scene. These people were not particularly well educated and did not possess a radio. So I tend to think it wasn't a hoax. At least not one perpetrated by any of those at the farmhouse. It's also interesting that the military felt the need to concoct a story about a 'silver monkey' to explain this case.

The basic story and the witness testimony is still the same as it was 60 years ago. The locals, the media, the police and the military all gave up on it as a just a bunch of dumb farm folk getting excited about nothing. It seems that is the way it will stay. As you say "in the folklore folder".


I think this does show that a close encounter story like 'Kelly' can get discarded as folklore whilst an industry can grow around others. It was never given a 'treatment' like the Roswell incident. A story that has taken on a life of its own and something is continually added down the years to keep it alive no matter how contradictory these stories become.

If the families involved at Kelly had slowly embellished their stories then maybe things would be different today?

Perhaps a handful more 'witnesses' would have come out in the mid-1980s saying they'd seen a small body under a tarpaulin being carried on to a military truck in the dark of the night towards the local military base? Would the sniff of 'attention' have made more people come out claiming to have seen lights in the sky and strange creatures in the woods back in August 55?

Then you get a "UFOtainer" or two writing books, TV specials etc......

That is all it takes to go from folklore to legend in the ufological world. Kelly remains folklore, Roswell has become a legend.



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 04:11 PM
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a reply to: mirageman
I really enjoyed reading your ops. They were well written and kept my attention.

I wonder what those little aliens would have done if they hadn't been shot at. However, I suppose it's a good thing they were shot at because its no telling what could have happened to that family.



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 05:11 PM
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originally posted by: Rocketgirl
a reply to: mirageman
I really enjoyed reading your ops. They were well written and kept my attention.

I wonder what those little aliens would have done if they hadn't been shot at. However, I suppose it's a good thing they were shot at because its no telling what could have happened to that family.


Thank you for your kind words and all the other members who have said similar things.

My first aim is to learn something about these stories myself. Secondly I try to write in a style aimed at the general reader and finally I add a few graphics (some of my own) to break up the walls of text. Sometimes people are interested sometimes they aren't.

As for whether the 'alien's being shot at was a good or bad thing I will leave that up to you decide.



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 05:39 PM
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From what I can gather that seems to have been the majority viewpoint from the moment the police arrived on the scene. These people were not particularly well educated and did not possess a radio. So I tend to think it wasn't a hoax. At least not one perpetrated by any of those at the farmhouse. It's also interesting that the military felt the need to concoct a story about a 'silver monkey' to explain this case.

The basic story and the witness testimony is still the same as it was 60 years ago. The locals, the media, the police and the military all gave up on it as a just a bunch of dumb farm folk getting excited about nothing. It seems that is the way it will stay. As you say "in the folklore folder".


i'm not convinced that a rural upbringing or lack of education makes someone incapable of inventing a good story - neither am i convinced the story is a straightforward hoax though




I think this does show that a close encounter story like 'Kelly' can get discarded as folklore whilst an industry can grow around others. It was never given a 'treatment' like the Roswell incident. A story that has taken on a life of its own and something is continually added down the years to keep it alive no matter how contradictory these stories become.

If the families involved at Kelly had slowly embellished their stories then maybe things would be different today?

Perhaps a handful more 'witnesses' would have come out in the mid-1980s saying they'd seen a small body under a tarpaulin being carried on to a military truck in the dark of the night towards the local military base? Would the sniff of 'attention' have made more people come out claiming to have seen lights in the sky and strange creatures in the woods back in August 55?

Then you get a "UFOtainer" or two writing books, TV specials etc......

That is all it takes to go from folklore to legend in the ufological world. Kelly remains folklore, Roswell has become a legend.


i'd guess another major factor in the case's lack of promotion would be the 'high strangeness' of the story - the perspective at the time was very much 'nuts and bolts' - this story wasn't helpful to the case the ufologists were trying to make

roswell's 'renaissance' was the foundation stone for a number of other stories - area 51, mj-12, grey alien abductions etc - an altogether more attractive (and useful?) commodity



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 06:44 PM
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i'm not convinced that a rural upbringing or lack of education makes someone incapable of inventing a good story - neither am i convinced the story is a straightforward hoax though


Fair point. I really have no idea about the level of imagination of the witnesses and admittedly the 'hoax' story cannot be ruled out.




i'd guess another major factor in the case's lack of promotion would be the 'high strangeness' of the story - the perspective at the time was very much 'nuts and bolts' - this story wasn't helpful to the case the ufologists were trying to make roswell's 'renaissance' was the foundation stone for a number of other stories - area 51, mj-12, grey alien abductions etc - an altogether more attractive (and useful?) commodity


Yes another fair (and excellent) point.

Roswell (currently) remains at the pinnacle of all the alien conspiracy stories after it's late 1970s revival and 1980s 're-invention'. Kecksburg, Shag Harbour and a few other cases also had the limelight cast back on them during the 1990s. Meanwhile Rendlesham was rapidly developing during the 1980s and 1990s. Maybe one day it wil become the new Roswell.

'Hopkinsville' has never fit the mainstream ufologists narrative. The story of weird little aliens was too early in the "Humanoid Contactee" era of the 1950s. By the 1980 and 90s it probably seemed too unsophisticated or quaint ?

It is somewhat of a strange anomaly amongst UFO cases. It has not been forgotten like many of the other 'alien contact' stories from ordinary people in the 50s, 60s and 70s. But no new witnesses have ever come forward. Nor has any of the original testimony been much expanded on since the 1950s.

So the story has been left to stand alone without much historical revision.


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posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 07:08 PM
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a reply to: mirageman

I've always wondered how anyone could actually think it was painted monkeys. Something did definitely get them very frightened and worked up, I just wonder what.



posted on Aug, 1 2015 @ 07:16 PM
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a reply to: mirageman

Thank you very much for the superb presentation of this case,
which is exceptionally interesting compared to many more
modern cases, which seem to be dripping with modern
mythology and mysticism compared to this one.

This line:

"The men aim and fire and are amazed to hear a sound like bullets striking metal as the creature starts floating to the ground like a falling leaf. ".

always catches my attention for this case.

I do not recall many cases which profess such a close encounter,
in combination with (what appears to be) 'living creatures' which
are fully bullet-proof like superman.

That 'falling leaf' comment is the real clue here.. but that's for
another post.

Kev




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