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Aurora to host event celebrating alien encounter in 1897

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Why should Roswell, New Mexico have all the fun?

The Wise County city of Aurora and VORTEXAS are hosting the first Aurora Alien Encounter event at MDResort – Twin Oaks Conference Center on Saturday, April 16 from 10a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will celebrate an event that is said to have occurred on April 17, 1897 where a UFO crashed and an alien body was recovered and buried in the local cemetery.

Author Jim Marrs will show a documentary, “The Aurora UFO Crash of 1897. “ Other speakers at the event will include Travis Walton famous for his UFO encounter, Nick Redfern who will discuss famous UFO cases in Texas; Tui Snider, who will discuss public reaction to the 1897 “Texas Airship Mystery”; Stephen Andrasko, who talks about UFO encounters in the Old West; and Noe Torres who talks about another UFO crash in Texas, this time in Del Rio.

Aurora is located between Rhome and Boyd on Highway 114.

www.eventbrite.com/o/city-of-aurora-9904585145

For more on the 1897 incident:

www.auroratexas.gov/board-of-commisions/historic-preservation/ned/

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