1866, Hemptead, Texas: General George Armstrong Custer Displays Bigfoot Head

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1866, Hemptead, Texas: General George Armstrong Custer Displays Bigfoot Head

General George Armstrong Custer in order to enforce his draconian ban on foraging undertook extreme measures. He flogged his troops, shaved their heads, and even staged mock executions where he spared the condemned at the last possible moment.

But his most extreme and flagrantly offensive tactic was to display the severed head of a Bigfoot that some of his men had shot and killed thinking the gentle creature a hostile combatant.

The three Native American guides that traveled with General Custer’s regiment warned that to kill a Bigfoot was to curse yourself to certain and humiliating death. General Custer laughed in their faces and made the Native Americans carry the pike with the the Bigfoot head.

Of course, only a few short years later, General Custer became famous for the most humiliating deaths in history.

1968, Caprock Canyons State Park, Texas: Bigfoot Steals Recreation Vehicle

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1968, Caprock Canyons State Park, Texas: Bigfoot Steals Recreation Vehicle

Tom and Jenny Apline pulled into a RV park near the Greenbelt Reservoir. They had not even really started to unpack the car for the night. Tom was stretching his legs, while Jenny walked toward their brand new 19 foot Trailblazer Winnebago Travel Trailer.

Jenny was just about to open the trailer door, when a giant man creature came roaring out at her. It seemed to have jumped down from on top of the trailer. But Jenny was not totally sure about that. The creature waved its arms before kicking out the trailer hitch.

The hairy monster grabbed the hitch and started to pull the 19 foot trailer off into the woods. Tom came running over and yelled at his wife to get away from the Bigfoot. Tom was less worried about their new mobile home than he was about losing his wife to the Bigfoot. Because Tom knew the stories about Bigfoot kidnapping women to make their forest brides.

Tom and Jenny stood there watching as their massive new recreation vehicle was dragged off into the woods, never to be seen again.

 

1994, Winding Stair Campground, Texas: Bigfoot Tosses Thanksgiving Turkey

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1994, Winding Stair Campground, Texas: Bigfoot Tosses Thanksgiving Turkey

Jim Magnuson and his family were camping out over the long Thanksgiving Weekend. Jim’s wife Diann had brought a whole, traditional Thanksgiving feast. Jim was attempting to warm up some of the sides over a fire. The Magnuson kids were reading and playing near by.

Suddenly, out of nowhere, a 15 foot Bigfoot came rushing out of the woods. The creature overturned the picnic table, grabbing the 20 pound turkey under its massive arms like a tiny, miniture football. As the Magnusons huddled together, not believing what they were witnessing, the Bigfoot let out a loud yell.

The creature seemed to be mock the family as it reached its’ powerful arm backward to toss the lovingly cooked Thanksgiving turkey high above the tree line. The Bigfoot did a little dance, before running back into the woods.

The family immediately got into their car and drove home, abandoning all their camping equipment and what was left of the Thanksgiving Dinner.

1960, Sabine National Forest, Texas: Bigfoot Stamps Out Campfire

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1960, Sabine National Forest, Texas: Bigfoot Stamps Out Campfire

While camping in Sabine Forest, Todd Clifford and his brother Louie were sitting around smoking cigars and star gazing and drinking some beers. Suddenly, racing out of the darkness from behind them came a growling and snarling Bigfoot.

“We smelled it before it got there, like the bottom of a leaf pile or maybe a bunch of dead snails,” Louie recalled.

“Yep. All I saw was my feet. Damned thing pushed me over,” Todd claims.

“I got up and ran. I figured it was nice knowing my brother…” Louie laughs.

“He ain’t joking with you. I found out who my friends were that night and it weren’t him,” Todd points at his laughing brother.

The brothers assert that the Bigfoot stamped out the campfire with its gigantic feet, then padded off into the woods again.

“Don’t know what about that particular fire upset it, but it sure did put it out.”

“I am just glad it didn’t piss on it,” Todd laughs.

2014, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas: Hikers See Bigfoot Tower

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2014, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas: Hikers See Bigfoot Tower

Joe and Don Pierce were hiking the Devil’s Hall Trail in the Guadalupe Mountains when they were stopped dead in their tracks. About 500 yards from where they stopped they saw something they still don’t believe they saw.

There were three Bigfoot building a wooden tower. Or a sort of tower. One Bigfoot was sitting on the shoulders of another Bigfoot while the third Bigfoot was passing them up large tree trunks. It was clear to the Pierce Brothers that these Bigfoot were organized and had built something like this before.

The brothers watched for a while before the Bigfoot on top saw them. It made a strange clicking growl and they three Bigfoot sprinted away.

Joe and Don took several pictures of the tower with their phones but the images where lost when the phones were destroyed later on their vacation.

2012, Freeman Park, Texas: Boy Sees Bigfoot Making Prints

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2012, Freeman Park, Texas: Boy Sees Bigfoot Making Prints

11 year old Noah Dove was riding his new bike around in circles in Freeman Park. At first he thought he saw teenagers were stomping around in the bushes. But as he zoomed closer, Dove smelled something horrible.

Dove said it was like a million farts and a million skunks exploded at the same time. The bad smell only made him more curious to see what gross thing might be hiding in the bushes. But as he got closer he heard these big thuds. Scary thuds.

Dove squinted to get a better look into the bushes. Because squinting helps you see clearer and farther. What Dove glanced through the branches was a beast. A hairy monster with big red eyes and hair like a wet dog.

Dove turned around and sped off toward home as fast as he could. He was pretty sure that the monster would have thought he was super delicious. Later, a friend of his Willy Gumble, said that the park rangers said they found Bigfoot foot prints in Freeman.

Dove told everyone he knew that he saw the monster that made those prints. All his friends, only, kind of believed him.

2009, Hemphill, Texas: Homeowner Terrorized by Bigfoot

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2009, Hemphill, Texas: Homeowner Terrorized by Bigfoot

Ernie Franklin owned a house near Sabine National Forest in Hemphill, Texas. His small ranch home was nearly isolated down a single lane road. Franklin started composting in a bin outside his kitchen window. As he prepared his meals he would just scrape the unwanted food into the bin.

After a few weeks, Franklin grew tired of cleaning up his yard after various animals got into the compost bin. So he got rid of it.

About a week after he stopped the food composting, he was abruptly woken in the middle of the night by a thumping on his roof. He grabbed his shot gun and rushed outside to see what was on his roof. He just caught a glimpse of a dark figure leap off the sloping one story roof.

Shining his flashlight around for about 10 minutes, Franklin was convinced the animal was gone. He went back inside. But he was unable to go back to sleep because the rest of the night rocks hit his roof and there was a bloodcurdling howl from right outside his house.

In the morning, Franklin found Bigfoot prints in the dirt around his house. He figures that the Bigfoot came to rely upon his compost bin and when it found it gone, it grew frustrated and angry. After that one night, the Bigfoot never returned.

1965, Sam Houston National Forest, Texas: Hiker Mesmerized

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1965, Sam Houston National Forest, Texas: Hiker Mesmerized

Mike Christian was hiking along Lone Star trail when he thought someone was following him. He walked a bit faster, but slowed himself up by constantly checking over his shoulder. Every rustle or snapped twig set the hair on the back of his neck to stand up.

He barely noticed when he approached the dark, overgrown section of the trail. A part of the forest where the foliage was so thick that it blocked out the sun. Christian was well into the darkened grove, when he heard the cracking of knuckles and a low guttural growl.

He started to run back the way he came but the sudden crack of a tree stopped him cold. If Christian ran three more steps, the thick tree branch that fell would have crushed him. He shrieked and ran the opposite way. He shouted for help and was waving his arms, trying to scare off whatever animal followed him.

Just as he saw the meadow beyond the trees, the butterflies floating in bright sunlight, Christan came face to face with a monster. Bigfoot had stalked him for miles. Now it stood blocking the path. It was brown, with a gigantic head, beady eyes, and enormous teeth that drooled down on its heaving chest. It bent down and roared in Christian’s face.

Christan fainted. When he woke up, a group of teenagers stood around him. He was soaking wet and covered in scrapes and mud. He was miles from where he last remembered being. And the teenagers who found him could offer no explanation as to how he got there or how long he was blackout.

To this day, Christan believes that Bigfoot put him under a magic spell and kept him as a prisoner for days, though there is little evidence, physical or otherwise, to support his belief.

´╗┐2002, Toledo Bend Reservoir, Texas: Man Smells Bigfoot

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2002, Toledo Bend Reservoir, Texas: Man Smells Bigfoot

Harvey Perez claims that while walking in the Toledo Bend Reservoir, he encountered the worst smell ever. Perez describes the smell as a combination of urine and mud and vomit. He hoped that he would just pass through it as he kept walking. But he didn’t.

In fact, the smell got worse. It seemed to be following him, actually. That is when Perez noticed that there was actually something behind him. At first he suspected it was a dog or maybe some other farm animal. But by the noises he heard behind him, he concluded that it must be a humanoid like creature.

A bear? Not likely. What could smell that bad? When he asked some of his friends that hunted, they convinced him the only creature that smelled like an outhouse and walked like a man was a Bigfoot. So Perez remains convinced today that he was followed by a stinky Bigfoot.

1999, Big Bend National Park, Texas : Bigfoot Trap Covered in Doughnuts

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1999, Big Bend National Park, Texas : Bigfoot Trap Covered in Doughnuts

Jonny Lund and his brother Lenny were on vacation with their family. Bored with the scenic views and constant hiking, they came up with the idea of constructing a bigfoot trap a few yards from their campsite.

 Neither boy was ever a boy scout, nor did they have any skills, other than imaginary, in tracking or trapping. So the actual trap they created was more of a useless art project of useless rope and leaves and a small hole in the dirt. But it took the boys all day to make and they were quite proud of their accomplishments. Needing some bait, they approached their stepmother, Janice, for some ideas.

Janice wanting to placate the boys and reward them for leaving her alone for most of the days, offered them the jelly doughnuts. The same jelly doughnuts she was convinced the boys would love as a surprise treat, failing to anticipate the fussiness of both boys. Jonny hated jelly and Lenny would not eating anything that he said, “squished.” Janice was very hurt by these responses, but felt redeemed slightly when the boys responded with fist pumped glee when she handed them the box.

The boys spent the next hour or so carefully arranging the doughnuts in a path leading right up to the middle of their pretend bigfoot trap. After dinner, the boys were so excited it took nearly forever to get them to sleep that night. After the boys were asleep, Janice and their father Joe, laughed as they guessed which animal was going to enjoy all those stale jelly doughnuts.

The next morning the boys raced out to their trap to find that all the doughnuts were gone. Jonny did notice a lot of tiny paw prints. After some fast talking, he was able to to convince his bother, Lenny, that those raccoon prints were a baby bigfoot. Since everyone knows that baby bigfoot love doughnuts.