The disappearance of Paula Welden and the Bennington Triangle

The Disappearance of Paula Welden & The Bennington Triangle

On December 1st of 1946, 18-year-old Paula Welden went on a walk, and vanished. Despite and extensive search, no sign of her was found.

Show Notes

But Paula is not the only one to disappear in that area. And a series of strange events have led some to refer to the area as “The Bennington Triangle.” Was Paula abducted? Did she wander off the path and injure herself? Or is something supernatural causing these strange occurrences…


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Researched & Written by Kim Douthit 

Edited & Produced by Gabi Fiore

Music by Dan Moretti