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Remembering That Time a Martian Crashed in Texas

Early in the morning on April 17th, 1897, something strange happened in the small town of Aurora. According to legend, and a Texas historical marker, a cigar-shaped airship fell from the sky, crashed through a windmill and exploded.

by Christopher Connelly, KERA News
Vendors at the conference marking a Martian's visit to Aurora sold a range of UFO-related books and paraphernalia. Makayla Smith, 17, was selling alien-faced cupcakes.

Early in the morning on April 17th, 1897, something strange happened in the small town of Aurora. According to legend, and a Texas historical marker, a cigar-shaped airship fell from the sky, crashed through a windmill and exploded. 

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