Special Sub-Topic: Beast of Bray Road
|In what county is Bray Road located?|
Walworth. Bray Road is located in Walworth county between the cities of Delavan and Elkhorn. It is a small country road that begins at the intersection of HWY 11 and Bowers Rd and ends at HWY NN, just east of the city of Elkhorn.
|In 1936, Mark Schackelman reportedly encountered a talking wolfman just east of Jefferson, Wisconsin. Mark came upon the creature when it was digging in what?|
an Indian burial mound. Mark Schackelman, who is a relative of mine, encountered the beast digging in an Indian burial mound just outside of Jefferson on Hwy 18. Mark was a night watchman at St. Colletta, a school for the mentally handicapped, and came upon the beast as his shift was ending. Mark was a low-keyed man and didn't tell anyone for years about the sighting until the next report was written. Mark's granddaughter now works with me, and she reports that he only talked about the incident to her father, Joe Schackelman.
|In 1972, the beast reportedly attacked a horse and left a gash across the chest that was 30 inches from one shoulder to the other. In what city did this encounter take place?|
Fort Atkinson. According to the Jefferson County Daily Union in 1972, the beast attacked the horse just south of Fort Atkinson. The horse was found dead in a pasture. Some still wonder if the beast was hungry, why didn't it eat the horse, or if the horse was fighting the beast, why wasn't there more wounds on the horse's body. No one for sure knows why the beast only left the one gash, but that's why it still remains a mystery.
|According to Mark Schackelman's report, the beast growled the words "gadarah." What does this word stand for?|
A site of healings mentioned in the Bible. According to experts, the word "gadarah" comes from the Bible. It was a site where Jesus preformed many of his most well-known healings.
|What does the beast supposedly smell like?|
Decaying meat. People who have encountered the beast have said it smelled of decaying meat, mostly because it was reported to have been eating road kill at time. Those who are lucky enough to encounter the beast say there is the smell of bad meat in the air after it is gone.
|The beast is supposed to resemble four creatures: a man, a dog, a wolf, and what other creature?|
Bigfoot. Many have reported that it looked like a bigfoot, with a man's walk, a dog's muzzle, and a wolf like color and tail. There are many different descriptions of the beast, but most describe it to look like one or all of the creatures above. They say is averages about 6 feet tall, and is built ike a man with shaggy hair, the face of a wolf or German shepherd, with pointed ears. It has three long claws on its human hands, and glowing yellow eyes.
|The first sighting was on Bray Road in what year?|
1936. The first sighting occurred on Bray road in 1936, only one month before Mark Schackelman's sighting in Jefferson. The person, who did not disclose their name, didn't come forward, however, until after Mark's sighting.
|The most recent sighting happened on March 9, 2005 on Hwy 59 in what county?|
Rock. The most recently sighting happened in Rock County by a 22 year old female college student. She was driving home late at night when the beast crossed Highway 59 near Lima Marsh Wildlife Area, located in Rock County. Five weeks later a couple that have a restaurant near the Lima Marsh sighted the creature crossing the same highway.
|Who is the author who has written several books on the "Beast of Bray Road"?|
Linda Godfrey. Linda Godfrey has written many articles, books, and seminars on the Beast of Bray Road. Godfrey has been on a number of television networks and programs discussing the beast, and has written a number of books on American and Wisconsin paranormal phenomenas.
|What year was the book, "Beast of Bray Road" written?|
1991. Linda Godfrey wrote the book "Beast of Bray Road" in 1991. The book discusses the reports of the strange beast that stalked the cornfields and highways just outside the town of Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
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