Bowman, South Carolina: UFO Welcome Center Team Field Report

4004 Homestead Rd, Bowman, SC
Jody almost never answers his phone, or returns messages, but he's usually around from 10 AM to noon during the summer months. Look for his spotted pickup truck, then walk around to the trailer back door and knock politely. I-95 exit 82. Drive west nine miles into Bowman. At the United gas station turn right onto Elm St./County Rd S-38-36. UFO ahead on left.
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Jody's UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center
Jody Pendarvis has spent years building a huge double-decker wooden flying saucer beside his trailer. Report... [07/25/2010]

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The new structure that Jody is building isn't progressing very rapidly. Luckily the two original saucers are still there for everyone to admire. Jody has also become a crime victim: someone stole his flatscreen TV, according to a sign that he posted in front of the saucers.

[J. Struik, 05/13/2017]

According to Jody, this is the first time that the Welcome Center has ever been burglarized. Evidence points to a human thief.


UFO Welcome Center

I stopped by and Jody was outside working on a new structure! He was a very nice gentleman who showed me around and let me climb all the way up to the tip to take pictures!

[Kelley, 11/12/2016]

UFO Welcome Center.

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My kids and I visited the UFO welcome center today. Let me just say that Mr. Jody was such a trip to meet and chat with. It was so worth the trip to get to meet him and explore his spacecraft. He told us to bring the engine the next time we visited and we would blast off!

[D, 06/30/2016]

UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center

Definitely worth a stop. Not a place I would want to get stranded, but good for a laugh and a photo.

[Ilana, 08/05/2014]

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