The Enfield Monster

The Enfield Monster

By Unresolved Productions

“Nothing I know of is in season now, especially monsters. Anybody we know of out hunting monsters, especially with guns, will be put in jail. We’re afraid they’ll kill somebody.”

Throughout 1973, residents in and near the communities of Murphysboro, Mt. Vernon and Edwardsville reported sightings of a monster.

Locals gave the creature a number of colorful monikers, depending on where it was seen. The Big Muddy Monster. The Murphysboro Monster. The Pumphouse Monster. Perhaps today it’s best known by the name it was given earlier that year, in April, when it was reported down the road in Enfield, Illinois...

Episode researched & written by Troy Larson

Episode hosted & produced by Micheal Whelan

Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

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