The Hornet Spook Light located 11 miles southwest of Joplin, Missouri has been appearing since at least the late 1800's
Old Photo of the Spook Light Source Unknown
The light has captivated thousands that have been drawn to the area to view it
The Hornet Spook Light also known as the Joplin Spook Light is an anomolous light that has occured in a section know as the Devils Promenade for over a century. The exact date of it's original appearance is unknown; but has been around long enough to spawn many myths and legends. The light is best viewed looking to the west just over the Oklahoma border but sometimes also appears looking toward the other directions although less frequently.
What the Heck Is It?
There have been many theories as to its cause; but none provide a satisfactory explanation.