11. VermontShe would be nearly 90 years old today. | The Charley Project
- Five mysterious disappearances occurred in one area of Vermont between 1945 and 1950.
- A college woman’s disappearance took on elements of legend.
For almost 100 years, an area of Vermont called the Bennington Triangle has been legendary for eerie missing persons cases. It’s a densely wooded patch of land in the southwest part of the state. It’s triangular in shape and encompasses a mountain and several former logging towns. The first disappearance of note took place in 1945.
Paul Jeen Welden would be 89 years old today. No one knows for sure if the Vermont resident is alive or dead. She disappeared in the Bennington Triangle in 1946 at the age of 18, and at the time the case took on elements of