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By Drew Lawson
Lincoln County Record-Times 

Missiles, murders and a mystery

Lincoln County sites offer a lens into local history


Last updated 8/16/2022 at 7:29am

Ashley Parkinson | Lincoln County Record-Times

Peter Davenport owns Missile Site No. 6 near Bluestem. The site features thousands of UFO reporting records and Cold War/missile relics from the early 1960's.

BLUESTEM – Entering the missile site owned by Peter Davenport just north of Bluestem Road between the city of Davenport and Harrington requires unlocking two gates and wandering down old roads largely overgrown by sage brush. To the untrained eye, the site, which is one of six in Lincoln County, appears to be a bizarrely oversized storage site for a farmer or person looking to get off the grid, but the history of the sites goes much deeper than that.

Site stores many UFO files

Davenport has a unique reason for owning this site. He has been the director of the National UFO Reporting Cent...

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