Tag: Maury Island Incident

‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural will be moving to Des Moines

During the filming of the award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident,” a local artist named Nancy Pahl was commissioned by Executive Producer John White to create a mural that visually described the historic local 1947 UFO story. The movie was filmed in Olde Burien, Des Moines, Tukwila and off the shores of Maury Island (the […]

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VIDEO: Community celebrates nation’s first UFO & ‘Man In Black’ sighting

Hosted in Des Moines by the Woodmont Country Club, the Maury Island Incident Historical Society’s Annual 2018 Meeting was highlighted recently with a solstice-sunset bonfire and “burning of the saucer,” accompanied by Tinkham Road’s live performance of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” The Maury Island Incident refers to the incredible and forgotten story of Harold Dahl, […]

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Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

On Tuesday, April 18, the Washington State Senate passed Resolution #8648, recognizing the historic significance of ‘The Maury Island Incident,’ an historic UFO sighting which took place 70 years ago on June 21, 1947. The Resolution was sponsored by Sen. Karen Keiser, who represents the 33rd District, where several scenes in the locally-produced independent film […]

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‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 at the Doubletree Inn in SeaTac. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Summer of the Saucers, the filmmakers will provide a […]

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REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, Feb. 11, at Mt. Rainier High School. Filmmakers will also do a special presentation beforehand called “J. Edgar Hoover and the Maury Island Incident,” along with an audience Q&A. “The Maury Island […]

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