“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity; that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”

John Muir

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Ever heard of the "Nighthawk Monster" on the NFOW ?

First a bit of history

Dateline Feb 3, 1937

Authorities say young farmer admits to murder in Ozark thicket, however Robert Kenyon denies he killed the doctor and contends mysterious "Nighthawk" monster actually killed Dr. J.C.B. Davis. J. Edgar Hoover director ot the Federal Bureau of Investigation, scouts idea of second man in Missouri slaying labels Nighthawk monster, a mythical creature of imagination."

Robert Kenyon maintains his story pinning the murder of Dr. J. C. B. Davis on a mysterious "Nighthawk" monster

Did you know the Doctor's bag was actually found by a farmer in the NFOW !!!

What do you think ? Ever seen the "NFOW Nighthawk" ?

Robert Kenyon was executed on 04-28-1939 in the Missouri gas chamber for the crime.

Here are the actual links...

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