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Wishing a happy 60th anniversary to N.H.’s contribution to the ‘flying saucer’ craze of the 50s and 60s

By Dean Shalhoup - Senior Staff Writer | Sep 18, 2021
Concord Monitor file photo Betty and Barney Hill, the Portsmouth couple whose reported encounter with a UFO in 1961, appear with their dog in an undated photo. This weekend marks the 60th anniversary of the incident. (Concord Monitor file photo)
Courtesy of Bryce Zabel Former investigative reporter Bryce Zabel, who is adapting the story of Betty and Barney Hill for a TV series, said he discovered a couple of inaccuracies in this historical highway marker, installed in Lincoln on the 50th anniversary of the Hills' alleged encounter with a UFO. (Courtesy of Bryce Zabel)
Dean Shalhoup
File photo by The Associated Press This photo of the late Betty Hill, taken by an Associated Press photographer in September 1981, appeared in The Telegraph with a story marking the 20th anniversary of the UFO incident involving Hill and her late husband, Barney Hill. (File photo by The Associated Press)


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