Most people believe that the Mothman was some kind of prophetic creature who had come to warn people of an impending tradegy. This theory was brought about when on December 15, 1967, a year after the first sighting. The silver bridge, a steel bridge connecting Ohio and West Virginia and the main route into the town of point pleasant mysteriously collapsed. The accident took the lives of 46 people 2 of which were never found. On the day of the disaster people witnessed something stood on top of the bridge. Many people think that this is the Mothman and it showed it self to warn the towns people of the imminent disaster or it was responsible for the collapse of the bridge. After the bridge collapsed the Mothman sightings completely stopped and has never been seen again. Despite the tragedy the town of Point Pleasant has been keeping the legend alive. The town attracts hundreds of tourists every year who have an interest in the Mothman. It Evan had its very first festival in 2002 that continuous on every third weekend of September. It has a 12 foot metallic statue of the creature and in 2002 it opened a Mothman museum and research center.
Summary: The Mothman is a creature roughly 7 feet tall with glowing red eyes with a human look to it. It has been seen by the town of Point Pleasant in the 1960's. The first sighting was from 5 grave diggers on November 12 1966. It was claimed to be seen by multiple people with the same description. Around a year after the first sighting on December 15 1967 a bridge connecting Ohio and Wedt Virginia suddenly collapsed. It took the lives of 46 people. On the day of the disaster many people witnessed something stand on top of the bridge. Many think that this was the moth man warning everyone of the disaster or it was responsible for the collapse. After the collapse of the bridge the Mothman was never seen again.