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Roundtown UFO Society PO Box 52  ~ Circleville, Ohio  43113 ~ (740)474-6773

Come visit us at one of our Roundtown UFO Society meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month presently at the Pickaway County Public Library in Circleville and start at 6:30 pm.  There is usually a sign indicating where the meeting is.

Home of America's First Classic Close Encounter
& Circleville - Roswell Connection


The Roundtown UFO Society is a non-profit organization that is seriously interested in collecting data on Unidentified Flying Objects.We are an outlet for people who want to know the latest information about UFOs and also for people who may have seen an unknown object and who wish to report it.  The witness can remain anonymous if he/she so desires.  We believe that there have been a lot of unreported UFO sightings over the past several years.  It is important to get the reports and to be able to analyze them.  We urge anybody who believes that they may have witnessed an unusual phenomenon to contact us at the above address or phone number or our email address,

Some of our RUFOS members are affiliated with two nationwide UFO investigative groups; MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network, located in Morrison, Colorado; and CUFOS, the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, located in Chicago, Illinois.  Also some members belong to a state organization, which is MUFON of Ohio.  These non-profit organizations have hundreds of members who hold professional degrees and who feel that UFOs deserve serious scientific study.

Co-operation is the key to helping solve this greatest mystery of our, or possibly all time.

After many years of investigating and researching UFOs I decided that more of the public should be
told about our results.  This is for the public that is interested in this subject.  I call this endeavor the
Public Awareness Program. I have accomplished this by giving talks at different organizations, writing
local newspaper articles, and now with our website.  We had a quarterly newsletter that lasted for
thirteen years. With our website,, our information can be available
much sooner and will help the society accomplish much more. We plan on putting the latest UFO
information on it, which also will include past UFO sightings.  History is very important to ufology.  
"We will try to stick to the facts, as we know them." 

Pete Hartinger

April 14, 2017

Attention: When there is world tension due to a possible nuclear confrontation between countries, "Look Toward The Skies!" Example - In October, 1973 we almost had a nuclear war when Israel was threatened in the "Yom Kippur War". At that time we had one of the most massive UFO sightings in the United States. Was this a coincidence or a definite connection?

“Until recently many of the witnesses have requested to remain anonymous.  Times have changed, because many are allowing their names to be used. They are realizing that many of the public believe or know the subject of UFOs is a reality.  Even now UFO witnesses from the past are willing to reveal their UFO sightings.  If the trend continues you will have many more people talking about their experiences.” - Pete Hartinger - See more

UFO Talk Across America


The following is a link to Stephen Bassett's Paradigm Research Group (PRG).   With his permission we are showing his list of many emails of high ranking people that he was able to obtain pertaining to the UFO Phenomenon that he has sent to the Roundtown UFO Society (RUFOS).   As he says, it is of public record. He is a UFO lobbyist in Washington D.C. who has been advocating UFO disclosure for over 20 years.   If you want to find out more about Mr. Bassett, just Google his name.   If you have any comments just email us at 

or mail us at RUFOS ~ P.O. Office Box 52 ~ Circleville, Ohio  43113.

RUFOS Director, Pete Hartinger

The Zachary Space Story

This is a story of a policeman, who, while working up in Madison Township by Lake Erie in Ohio, was called out on a sighting on an evening in November of 1975.  Spheres the size of vans, and 20 crafts as large as Walmart apparently hovering and powering up over high power electric lines.  It has the classic automotive shut-down, cover-up, men in black suits, secrecy and many witnesses besides Zachary.  We’ll be looking back into history to see what we can find about that night.  It should be interesting. more info…..



Linda Sigman of southern Ohio was with us March 9th at our meeting at the Pickaway County District Public Library. She shared her story of seeing UFOs that came very close to the car she and her boyfriend were in and soon after seeing what appeared very similar to Mothman flying near them. Her story dates back to the spring of 1967 and was in the time-frame when other people in the Point Pleasant area were seeing and reporting other similar winged-type creatures. It was a very interesting story and meeting.


October 12th 2017
TIME: 6:00PM - 11:00PM

LOCATION: 2150 State Route 56

Weather Underground is showing the rain clearing up around
noonish today so we’re going to chance it.  Pete is going to keep the room at the library reserved for us just in case.  To be sure, here are three phone numbers to call to check:
Pete: 614-614-668-8306
Michael: 614-572-6016
Cameron: 740-412-0333

Skywatch includes a potluck, so if you plan to eat, bring a dish to share. We'll be cooking up some burgers and dogs and will have something to drink. The plan is to begin eating about 6pm and the meeting and discussion to start at about 6:30pm.


More info…


Host Chris Parsons’ get-together for Irena Scott’s book signing turned out to be mostly inside Chris’s beautiful home.  Whenever you put good people, good food, and good conversation together, especially about a subject that all are enthusiastic about, it’s bound to be a great time…and it was.  It was nice meeting Irena and her daughter Rosa.  Members of Mufon of Ohio and RUFOS and friends of Chris had a chance to talk with Irena and pick up a signed version of her new book, UFOs TODAY - 70 Years of Lies, Disinformation, and Government Cover-Up.  I am looking forward to reading it.  Pete Hartinger, even though he didn’t get home from his vacation until 3 am that same morning, made it to the event.  Irena said Pete was the first UFO person she had met long ago.  He didn’t want to miss the chance to see her again.  He was one tired puppy heading home. ENLARGE PHOTOS

The date for the event is on Saturday, July 1st 2017 CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

February 14, 2017 at around 7:22 PM

Strange amber-colored lights were seen in the Williamsport area -Rt207/Rt22 area. Sounds similar to our previous sighting back in November 2016. There are similar characteristics; lights are more numerous ranging between 6-8 lights. Other people have been seen on Facebook saying they’ve seen similar sightings in an area ranging from Hocking County, Lancaster along Rt. 188, Circleville, Laurelville, Frankfort, Chillicothe and many around the same time-frame of 7:30pm or so.
This time there appears to be some animal involvement.. a couple of people noting that there is movement and strange animal behavior and some strange noises close to Rt. 50 down south.