The Goat Man of Hawkins Ford

Since this has been updated, I thought I’d reblog it.

Haunts of Missouri

Located in Fordland, Mo

The Goat Man of Hawkins Ford – Back in the mid to late 1800’s there was a family who lived near Fordland. They were a normal farming family who lived near Hawkins Ford. There was also an old hermit who lived a few hills over in a one room log cabin just big enough to lie down in. He had no money and no personal possessions. He always wore the same clothes and appeared to have never bathed. Many people said he was crazy and all steered clear of him. No one knew his name, and not many people ever saw him. One winter the family started missing live stock such as hogs and chickens. They first thought it was coyotes or wild dogs, so the farmer and his oldest son sat out one night to kill the animals that were attacking their livestock. Around 2:00…

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