The Real Story Behind The 1897 Aurora Incident: When A UFO Destroyed A Windmill

By Sophia Maddox | December 5, 2023

The Spacecraft was Manned

Buckle up for an extraordinary journey back in time to the year 1897, where the tranquil town of Aurora, Texas, found itself at the center of an otherworldly event that shook the very fabric of reality. Join us as we unravel the truth behind the mysterious Aurora incident - an astonishing encounter involving a UFO that left a windmill in ruins and the small community bewildered and forever changed. Prepare to delve into historical records, eyewitness accounts, and astonishing revelations that challenge our understanding of the cosmos and the existence of extraterrestrial life. Are you ready to unveil the secrets hidden within the Texas skies over a century ago? Let's embark on this captivating quest to uncover the real story behind the enigmatic 1897 Aurora incident!

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The townspeople of Aurora flocked to see the bizarre wreckage. Among the debris, they found the remains of the craft’s pilot. The body was mangled and burned, but still intact enough that the residents of Aurora could clearly see that, as the newspaper article stated, the body was “not of this world.” An Army officer even arrived from Fort Worth and he agreed that the body was that of an alien being, quite possibly, he concluded, a Martian.

What did They do With the Body?

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The good folks of Aurora weren’t quite sure what to do next. So they did the only thing they thought was fitting. They gave the alien a proper Christian burial at the local cemetery. The historical records of the Aurora Cemetery even contain information about the funeral. The gravesite was marked with a crude rock.