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Occurred : 9/20/1957 00:00 (Entered as : 09/20/1957 24:00)
Reported: 8/10/2003 7:04:13 AM 07:04
Posted: 8/28/2003
Location: Hopkinsville, KY
Shape: Cigar
Duration:10 minutes
((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))

4 matalic silver cigar shaped objects; no sound september1957, kentucky

no sound........ matalic silver aluminum color. first appeared out of sky in a right there manor, one would move and hoover then next and so forth. we stopped our car and got outside and just watched, they moved at a slow pace about 300ft to 400ft? from the ground. We called a military base in nashville Tn only to be told they were weather baloons, "YEA RIGHT". I statsd Hopkinsville Ky, however it all happened between there and Nashville Tn. We were truly in awe. They appeared to be about 40 or 50 ft long of course this is a guess as we could not judge from our position on the ground. I don't know what they were as we had never seen in our lifetime anything of resemblence. we were not afraid, just curious and amased and after all this time when others do not think you strange was hoping someone else had seen the same things.

((FOLLOW-UP COMMUNICATION FROM WITNESS))

Dear Mr. Davenport:

1957 was such a long time ago and the person with me was named ((name deleted)). I don't know if he is still living or not. The last I heard he was living in St. Petersburg Florida, that was in 1981 and I have had no contact with hi since I do not know if we had passed the Kentucky line on into Tennessee or not. I went with this person to buy one of the first chevy Impala cars.

I am leaving in a few minutes to fly to ((North Carolina)) ((business information deleted)). I will return by Friday.

I was in my early 20's at the time. I don't think that I could find the spot, It was at that time like fields and country side and I don't think it took us another hour or hour and half to get to Nashville. I think I would remember the highway if I looked on the map, if it has not gone to an Interstate.

Yes, it was so interesting and I felt unique in that I had seen something so unreal and special, However declined to say anything about it to only those close to me and I think Mr. ((deleted)) felt the same way.
If we had a camera at time, I believe we could have given the world some very close spectacular pictures. I will try to submit a drawing of some kind.

I forgot I did contact some web page a few years ago but had the wrong town that we were traveling from. We had actually left from Bowling Green Kentucky and had passed thru Hopkinsville and some where after that was where we saw the unknown and they were beautiful.

I Remain

((name deleted))

((END))