The Small Town In West Virginia With A Terribly Creepy Past

When one hears the name Point Pleasant, one can’t help but think of the Mothman. But Point Pleasant’s past was creepy way before the Mothman ever came around. This is a story that takes place way before that, all the way back to the years following the Revolutionary War, back when America was still a battleground.

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That was the last major disaster to hit the area, an event that followed an already harrowing 13 months plagued by the Mothman, the Men in Black and heavy UFO activity. It was almost like the curse was having one last hurrah before coming to an end.

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