If you lived in the Sykesville area in the 1970's and 80's, you might be familiar with a local creature that became known as the Sykesville Monster. He was a bigfoot-type creature, reputed to stand about 8 foot tall with a footprint longer than 12 inches long. Recently, a TV special called "Monsters and Mysteries in America" will be featuring the monster, and local pub E.J. Becks planned a special viewing party for the show, which was due to air on February 28, 2014.
A recent article in the Carroll County Times notes: