The Goat Man is an urban legend about a being who escaped from the nearby Department of Agriculture Research Center. Said to be a product of a human-animal breeding experiment, the escaped Goat Man murdered and ate many victims in the 1950s and ’60s. As recently as the 1970s, something half-man and half-animal has been reported in the area woods. Witnesses said he had red eyes and tattered, bloody clothing.
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- Fletchertown Road
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- 38.9904696, -76.78697999999997
- Prince George's County, Maryland
- Nearest Towns:
- Glenn Dale, MD (1.8 mi.)
Seabrook, MD (3.5 mi.)
Goddard, MD (3.6 mi.)
Lanham, MD (4.3 mi.)
Bowie, MD (4.5 mi.)
Springdale, MD (4.6 mi.)
Greenbelt, MD (4.9 mi.)
Woodmore, MD (4.9 mi.)
Mitchellville, MD (5.1 mi.)
New Carrollton, MD (5.2 mi.)
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