On this day: Silver Bridge and Mothman

On this day in 1967, the Silver Bridge collapsed which forever would be associated with the mythology about the Mothman.

The collapsed Silver Bridge, as seen from the Ohio side

This incident was immortalized in the book The Mothman Prophecy by John Keel.

Mothman statue 2005.JPG
A 12-foot-tall, stainless-steel
sculpture of the Mothman
by artist Robert Roach,
located in Point Pleasant.

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