Geographical Index > United States > Georgia > Lee County > Report # 18707|
Submitted by witness on Friday, April 20, 2007.
Two incidents with two witnesses on Kinchafoonee Creek
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COUNTY: Lee County
LOCATION DETAILS: #1-Heading North from ALBANY GEORGIA on Hwy 19 turn left on century rd. then turn right on cypress point, six houses down on the left.
#2-Heading north on Hwy 19 from Albany Georgia, turn left on Hwy 32 then stop at bridge and head up the creek.
NEAREST TOWN: Leesburg
NEAREST ROAD: #1 Century Rd. -------------#2 Hwy.32
OBSERVED: I have 2 reports within 2 weeks of each other.
1st I was at a friends house with my brother and 3 other friends in Lee County Georgia on the Kinchafoonee Creek just off of century road.It was around the end of july 1992. It was about 45 minutes after dark,we were standing out in the driveway close to the road away from the house. you could see the front of the house real good because of the night light right in front of the house.where we stood was dark being away from the light.As we talked we noticed something come around the right side of the house,the only way to come from the direction it came was to cross the creek that bordered the back yard. At first we thought it was someone,then we realized it was not a human when it walked right under the light heading toward the left side of the house. What I saw looked to be at least 8 ft. tall,looked to be about 400-500 pounds, walking upright with a slight stoup or slump at the shoulders, but the shoulders were very wide,coverd in hair. This to me was clearly not a bear,as much as I have been in the woods I have never seen anything like this ever! We all five got real scared and jumped in the truck, which was facing towards the house.We watched it go around the house towards the left,as it went it looked in the windows on that side of the house,then it disapeared in the darkness.We tried to tell our parents what we saw but no one would belive us,they tried to tell us it was a bear,but we knew better. we didnt file a report because of thinking no one would belive a bunch of teenagers.
A friend and myself were on Kinchafoonee Creek in Lee Co.between the bridge at HWY.32 walking up the middle of the creek fishing towards Pinewood Rd.This area is covered in very thick woods on both sides of the creek with no houses around.I had told my friend about the bigfoot creature I had seen 2 weeks earlier on the creek,who was not with me when we saw it. he said he belived me,because he had heard about something like it before on the creek from stories around town. We walked for about one hr. when one of our other friends caught up with us. After about 45 mins somewhere around 1400hrs. we got the feeling like someone was following us,wacthing everything we did, we even heard movement up in the woods like something heavy walking a few times,but we passed it off as deer being spooked. We then noticed a smell like something really needed a bath. we walked a little further to a sand bar,as we got to it the smell got real strong. This is where we noticed what looked like very fresh,really big foot prints crossing the sand bar.This made us stop right there and head back very quickly for or vehicles. I never saw anything this time but I am positive this was another encounter with this creature.
I STILL GET CHILL BUMPS BAD EVERY TIME I RETELL THIS STORY,BECAUSE IT SCARED ME THAT BAD. TO THIS DAY I HAVE NOT WALKED BACK UP THE CREEK LIKE THAT ANYMORE!
ALSO NOTICED: the smell with #2 was very strong like it was close
OTHER WITNESSES: #1 had 4 other witnesses we were talking to each other.
#2 had 2 other witnesses we were fishing.
OTHER STORIES: My friend told us that was not the first time he saw this creature around his house. he says he seen it looking in his bedroom window on the backside of the house before.I have heard of a game warden in Terrell,Co.Ga. a few years back before this that saw the same type creature on the Kinchafoonee Creek. They say he called it in over the radio. Also they said it scared him so bad he actually crapped his pants.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: THE FIRST ENCOUNTER WAS AROUND 2145HRS. IT WALKED RIGHT UNDER THE NIGHT LIGHT IN THE YARD.
THE SECOND ENCOUNTER WAS AROUND 1400hrs. on a bright sunny day
ENVIRONMENT: Heavy wooded creek area on both places.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Leigh Culver:
I spoke with the witness at length and he recounted the story as presented in the report with little to add. Even though both events occurred in 1992, they left a powerful impact on the witness. Both the sighting, and the track find, occurred within 5 to 6 miles of each other on the Kinchafoochee Creek. The area is largely farm land, marsh and woodlands.