Beast of Whitehall is a film about the events which took place back in 1976 on a road in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York. Three teens encountered what they referred to as a beast on an isolated stretch of road in the area. The creature was described as being 7 feet tall and covered in hair and to this day many people believe it was Bigfoot. Abair road quickly crawled with state and local authorities after the report, many of which also claimed to have seen the creature. More locals would come forward in the weeks and months following the possible Bigfoot sighting with reports of their own.
Known as the “Abair Incident, ” it led to a rash of Bigfoot sightings in and around the town of Whitehall. The town of Whitehall has become known as “the Bigfoot Capitol of the East Coast” with sightings of Bigfoot still being reported today. The Beast of Whitehall is based on the Abair Incident and the tells the story of Whitehall. Over the years this story has become one of the more well known in Bigfoot lore and is often debated by both believers and skeptics. The new Bigfoot movie features interviews with witnesses and local figures and digs deep into the events of August 1976 and the Whitehall Bigfoot sightings. Check out the Beast of Whitehall trailer produced by Small Town Monsters.