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Charles Fort - Sightings of UFOs, stones that fell from the sky with earthquakes



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Not anything new............

1. Winter 80 AD, Caledon Wood, Scotland - Fast-moving airship

"When the Roman Emperor, Agricola was in Scotland (Caledonia), wondrous flames were seen in the skies over Caledon wood, all one winter night. Everywhere the air burned, and on many nights, when the weather was serene, a ship was seen in the air, moving fast. " ………….."In Athol, showers of stones fell from the sky into one place, and a shower of paddocks (frogs) fell on one day from the sky. And high in the air, at night, there raged a burning fire, as if knights in armor and on foot or horse fought with great force."   Source: Hector Boece, Historia Gentis Scotorum (1527).

A description of the experience

New Lands – Charles Fort

1829 - Irkutsk, Siberia

We have had records of quakes that occurred at Irkutsk, Siberia, and of stones that fell from the sky to Irkutsk. Upon March 8, 1829, a severe quake, preceded by clattering sounds, was felt at Irkutsk. There was something in the sky. Dr. Erman, the geologist, was in Irkutsk, at the time. In the Report of the British Association, 1854-20, it is said that, in Dr. Erman's opinion, the sounds that preceded the quake were in the sky.

1830 – Comrie and Perth

The situation at Comrie, Perthshire, is similar. A stone fell, May 17, 1830, in the "earthquake region" around Comrie. It fell at Perth,  22 miles from Comrie. See Fletcher's List, p. 100.

The source of the experience

Fort, Charles

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