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    In an unusual entry, Simeon Perkins records, what is thought to be, the first record of a UFO sighting in North America.


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    The date is October 12, 1796:
    "A strange story is going that a fleet of ships have been seen in the air in some part of the Bay of Fundy. Mr. Darrow is lately from there by land. I enquired of him. He says that they were said to be seen at New Minas, at one Mr. Ratchford's by a girl about sunrise and that the girl being frightened called out and that two men that were in the house went out and saw the same sight, being fifteen ships and a man forward of them with his hand stretched out. The ships made to the eastward. They were so near that the people saw their sides and ports. The story did not obtain universal credit, but some people believed it. My own opinion is that it was only in imagination as the clouds at sunrise . . ."
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    Default Re: The first record of a UFO sighting in North America

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing this.

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    Default Re: The first record of a UFO sighting in North America

    The way it is written sounds legit. The language and word grouping at least sound proper for that age.

    We all know they are here now and have been for a while.

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    Default Re: The first record of a UFO sighting in North America

    I thought Christopher Columbus saw a UFO on the way to the New world
    though I suppose that not quite there...LOL

    Columbus' Diary On A UFO Sighting


    Uploaded on 1 Sep 2010
    Columbus see an alien spaceship near Bermuda's triangle on his way to
    America. First witness of an alien craft co

    UFOS IN HISTORY - CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS BOARD DIARY!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B1GvVa6-sU

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    I was trying to find a printed version but the best I could find is this,
    the hand writing in the diary is a thing of beauty but I found it hard
    to read....



    http://www.theufochronicles.com/2017/03/


    Extract from wiki....

    One of his diary entries, for October 12, 1796 allegedly contains the first report of a
    UFO sighting in modern North America.[12] Perkins reports the tale circulating at
    the time of a young lady and two men living at New Minas, Nova Scotia on upper
    reaches of the Bay of Fundy, who, during a recent sunrise, saw as many as
    fifteen “ships in the air ... and a man forward with his hand stretched out.” Perkins
    continues, "the story did not obtain universal credit but some people believed it."[13]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simeon_Perkins

    Bay of Fundy




    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_of_Fundy
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    Default Re: The first record of a UFO sighting in North America

    Thanks Cidersomerset


    The Evening News - Nov 30, 1967
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    Default Re: The first record of a UFO sighting in North America

    I thought there was one from the 1600's with missing time & a future president or some thing, I know I've seen it but don't know where

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    Default Re: The first record of a UFO sighting in North America

    Some of the painting from the 1400s (or earlier) may loosely qualify as the first record.
    The quantum field responds not to what we want; but to who we are being. Dr. Joe Dispenza

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