11 Most Exciting Unsolved Mysteries Of America That You Need To Know!

Mysteries are something everyone enjoys while the unsolved mysteries bring a lot curiosity in everyone’s mind. Specially, when the unsolved mysteries are from one of the most powerful countries in the world – the United States of America – everyone likes to put their interest on.

Well, so this article shall provide you mind blowing unsolved mysteries of America. These unsolved mysteries have a rare chance to be solved in the near future, but one cannot lose the hope so easily, right? So, without making more comments lets straight into the mysteries below! Now it is the time when your mind blows instantly!

11 Unsolved Mysteries of America!

  1. Moon Landing:

For you, this might not be a mystery right? Why is this thing even in the list of unsolved mysteries? Because, we think it is not what the entire world thinks it is. Or, may be just for fun, but at least lets go through the facts presented below!

We all know Neil Armstrong took his first step on Moon on 20th of July 1669. There are pictures that convey his walk on the lunar surface. But, was that walk truly on the lunar surface What else proves that? There are many of us who claim this to be simply a dramatic display of the event which never happened in reality. Neil Armstrong did not step on the actual moon is what most people support.

Okay, so what is the concept behind? The stage has to be made up. Well, the entire thing was perfectly staged. It has to be shot in the Hollywood studio room. The decoration or fake stage has to be prepared by Stanley Kubrick, the director who had already wowed the audience a year back with the realistic ‘Outer Space’ epic 2001 called A Space Odyssey. Does not this sound so real?

There can be some general queries from the picture itself. Look at the position of the well placed flag. Then the word C. Of course NASA will never accept the fact and the whole United States will refuse the hoax of moon landing. Even, Aldrin hit a man for bringing this conspiracy theory out, but still one can think about it.

It has to be one of the unsolved mysteries of course.

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  1. Bigfoot:

Bigfoot, as defined, is a hairy character that is lumbering and looks like an ape, but huge in size like a beast. This hairy big character leaves its huge footprints all over the places that it goes. Bigfoot sightings were happening in the USA other than Hawaii. Only the huge prints were seen in North America and no other sights were there. The tales of Bigfoot are popular bed time stories and some kids favorite character is Bigfoot.

The gender not identified, either he or she, the Bigfoot likes Pacific Northwest though has never been caught on camera. Despite having no proof of its existence, there are so many hoaxes even in 2015 when Rick Dyer, the self claimed Bigfoot hunter, shot and killed the hairy giant. The man also decided to make a tour with the dead body of the so called Bigfoot that he had killed. Rick Dyer was popular back then for his courage and ability to kill the most popular unseen giant back then.

But well, later on the deepest secret was out. The so called dead body of the Bigfoot was actually a prop that was made out of camel hair, foam, and latex. Well, the question of the decade is, if there is such creature like Bigfoot, why has not any one ever encountered or shot him with camera yet? And, even if there is such a creature out there that is supposedly harmless with no signs of kills, then why are people so worried about one? Let that creature just hover around making the giant steps and why don’t one go to see a unique creature instead of a hairy ape? May be we shall go check out a penguin?

  1. Who Fired “Shot Heard Round The World”?

It was 19th of April 1775 when it was the official start of the American Revolution. This was the battle between the Lexington & Concord. British troops were attacked by enormous numbers of Colonists because the British have been wrecking the ammunition and guns which they had confiscated from the nearby Concord.

Famous poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his Concord Hymn, created a really popular poem back then in 1837 called ‘Shot heard round the world’ which described how someone’s weapon was fired. The battle was ongoing while this poem came out. But the unsolved mystery is that people have no idea who shot that gun. Some claims it to be American who did it while the rest believe it has to be from the British troops. But however, this attempt to make the first fire was a huge attempt in the history.

  1. Ghost Road:

The Gurdon Light, which is harmless, has been one of the unsolved mysteries of America. There were strange flying lights seen all around the country. But the Gurdon Light was distinctive out all the light floating. This was one close to the railway tracks in the Gurdon, Arkansas. Being not elusive at all, this is something was local children found out and everyone wanted the explanation for that.

It is not something one or two people noticed, but by hundred of them and few townspeople as well. It did not appear just once but everyday which became a part of everyday life of the locals. There have been distinct tales but no explanation to its origin. There are unique stories or explanation from different group of people.

The very popular explanation is that a railway worker being injured by the train and decapitated, the light is something that carries the ghost of the person to stroll the tracks which try to find the disembodied head. Some also claim that is the light of the railway ghost that was killed by the employee with a hammer or railroad spike. The began to appear after the offense took place which has made it a well known one.

  1. Black Dahlia:

There are some unsolved mysteries of murders. This case of murder backs in 1947 which became the most unsolved crime of Hollywood which is a kind of nasty. The beautiful actress late Elizabeth Short was found dead in the empty lot in the Los Angeles. The body was not just dead but was chopped up in 1/2 and 3″ gashes cut in every corner of the mouth. This left a clown smile on her dead face which was a little creepy.

No evidence of killing was found out and this mystery became popular as Black Dahlia. Some people tried to take the credit of this just for the offense. Black Dahlia was the nick name of this late artist who loved trendy black dresses.

There were many questions, suspects, and articles out. Along with that, there was a book named “Black Dahlia” by Red Rose who suspects bellhop to be the murderer of Elizabeth who has been in custody before but released later. But this case has been closed already with no justice to Short.

  1. Taos Hum:

There is a little town in North Central New Mexico known as Taos where there is an unsolved mystery. A weird low frequency noise that is kind of buzzing like a drone was heard by the locals in the early 1990s which kind of fascinated and irritated the locals.

The townspeople made several complains to the Congress in 1993 which was made a research of. There were some research out which tried to determine the actual cause of the noise that was coming out but there was nothing with a full support.

Is that because of a high pressure gas line? Or, is that an industrial equipment? It could have been an electromagnetic low frequency radiation else? Or may be any top secret army experiment hidden by the government? Nobody knows what actually was making that noise. And, nobody could make a proper research either. There is no more researches made on that.

  1. Lizzie Borden:

There was this mysterious death of a rich couple back in 1892 in the Fall River, Massachusetts. The death was suspected to be made by their 32 year old daughter Lizzie who resided with the couple.

The whole town believes she has been a sinful daughter all her life. While there were investigators who came to investigate about the case with Lizzie, she was not very cooperative. After the demise of her parents she also burnt her old outdated clothes which people believed she did to hide the evidences.

The investigators found out she was having a bad time with her parents who did not help her with finances and were annoying her. The step mother and Lizzie did not bond very well. Everyone claimed Lizzie was responsible for the murder and she had been the killer who escaped without the justice.

Lizzie became to be the topic of rhymes of kids. She did not get to escape so well because of the hurdles she faced. There were no one in her support despite not getting any proof to support this evidence. So, was she really the one to kill her parents? If not, who did the murder?

  1. Nixon – Missing 18 Minutes:

Out of all the unsolved mysteries of America, there is a lot people do not know about Watergate Scandal which came out during the presidency of Mr. Richard Nixon. This compelled him to give resignation back on 8th August 1974. The most outrageous mystery was the missing 18 minutes and half from the tapes of Nixon which was made out of the discussion that took place in Oval Office. So the thing is the secret recording that was in 18 minutes and half might have something important to tell.

What could have been in the missing part of the tape? There could have been the discussion between Nixon and Bob Haldeman who was the particular chief of the staff. Also there was a claim made by Nixon’s assistant – Rose Mary Woods which made obligation for some of erasure which said she unintentionally hit the record button while she was transcribing the tapes but only took the blame for the missing five minutes of the tape and not the whole missing part.

There were numerous culprits as suspected which included the lawyer of Nixon, ex Chief of the staff – Alexander Haig who back then blamed the thing was because of sinister force.

  1. What (Or Who) Actually Murdered Harry Houdini?

Out of all the death mysteries that are still unsolved and might be unsolved forever in America, this one is also quite popular. The death of the famous escape artist Harry Houdini back in 1926 was because of the complications from the ruptured appendix. But however, after the demise, newspaper headlines came out with the curiosity of the death of Mr. Houdini with title of their newspaper headline – Was Mr. Houdini Killed?

There is a biography published by authors Larry Sloman & William Kalush in 2006 called – The Secret Life of Houdini which was a case next to the Spiritualist group who claimed they could talk to ghosts and spirits. Houdini never accepted that while he was alive and even laughed at when he was made such claims.

Well, nobody knows what actually is behind his death. It can simply be because of the complications from the ruptured appendix. But well, this mysterious death or the claims made by the suspects actually let you think “What (or who) actually murdered Harry Houdini? However, it is fun to think about this death which is one of the famous unsolved death mysteries in America.

  1. Disembodied Feet Mystery:

There is another mystery regarding death. It dates back in 20th August 2007 wheen a disembodied foot of a human with a tennis shoe of Adidas brand was found on the beach near the Vancouver, British Columbia. The, a week later, there was surprisingly another foot washed ashore which had a white Reebok on. Then, in eleven years time after that, there had been thirteen feet, each one with a sneaker on was discovered on beaches of the Bristish Columbia.

Moreover, the most recent foot was found earlier this December. Is not this spookie? Where is the rest of the body? I mean, why just a foot was there? Several feet means multiple deaths. Where are the remaining?

There are many hypotheses made about this mysterious appearance of foot. The serial killer might like to make several deaths and leaving only the mysterious foot out in the Salish sea and burning or disappearing the remaining. But after DNA tests from the remaining foot, many deaths were identified. But the fascinating thing was the DNA matched people who died of suicide. Two feet were of a same woman who died by jumping off the bridge in the New Westminster back in 2004. What a mystery, right? What are your thoughts on this?

11. Area 51:

Do you know Area 51? It is quite popular in and out of America. This area is believed to be the area allocated by the US government for all the aliens from the space. This is at least what the general public thinks.

There is this remote Air Force base at the center of Nevada desert, which is approximately one fifty miles away from the Las Vegas, brings some odd rumors every year. Okay, lets reveal the alien theory that dates back in 1947 when an extraterrestrial craft was crashed in the Roswell, New Mexico when the craft and alien bodies were taken to the base to study. This is the little part of the huge secret going at the Area 51.

These might be myths for the local people, but for the government, they are secretly managing everything. This is where the time travel units are being created. People also believe this is the region where they maintain the mutant midgets that were caught flying in the Soviet planes. There is Peter Merlin, who is an author and historian, who has been making several researches on Area 51 for more than three decades, made an statement – the forbidden element of Area 51 is exactly what makes everyone desire to find out what there is.

Images From Some More Mysteries:

The above mentioned are 11 amazing unsolved mysteries of America. Below are the pictures from six other unsolved mysteries. Look at all of them and guess what mystery do they hold! Do you already know the mysteries behind the pictures below? If yes, comment on the comment section, and if you do not know, at least make a random guess!


Well, mysteries are something that are missing the actual facts. When a mystery has a background, and has something in support, it does not become a mystery anymore. But when there are the mysteries that are kind of unsolved, that gains a lot of attention. Didn’t the above mentioned mysteries blow your mind? Do you have something to support your idea behind any of these unsolved mysteries? If yes, give it a try. Lets see what you have in support of your idea. Have a good time ahead!

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