White Things: West Virginia's Weird White Monsters

Ogua Books, Morgantown, WV
1st Edition, 2008
Paperback, 118 pages
Price: $9.95

ISBN: 9780979769702




You know all about Mothman, and you're probably familiar with the Flatwoods Monster. But have you heard of Rivesville's Morgan's Ridge Monster? Did you know of the horrific events of the summer of 1964 when the headless horror known as the Grafton Monster stalked the Tygart River?

Have you read the unbelievable reports of the strange creature called Sheepsquatch? From the Morgantown Morlock to the Kanawha Country Creature to the Fort Ashby Screamer, tales are told of strange white creatures that roam the night, phantoms with fangs the lurk in our wooded hills.

Have you heard of such creatures? No? Then take a place by the campfire and get comfortable.

I have a story to tell you.



Kurt McCoy Kurt McCoy is a West Virginia native and an alumnus of West Virginia University, where he received degrees in history and English literature. Growing up in Moundsville, West Virginia as a "Monster Kid", he watched Chiller Theater every weekend and read every issue of Famous Monsters of Filmland the day it hit the newsstands. His interests include world cinema and pop culture, folklore, ghost stories, and investigating the mysterious corners of the state. He resides at his home in Morgantown, where he is owned by his cat.


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