Welcome to the Hatman Project

Hello. My name is Timothy M. Brown, Jr. and I am the site owner, administrator, and researcher for The Hat Man Project. The purpose of this site is to research the phenomenon that has come to be known as “The Hat Man.” Reports of The Hat Man and other shadow beings have been on the rise within the last several decades. It was due to my own experience with this being, as well as my awareness of other people’s sightings of The Hat Man that I decided to begin this research project.

I started this project in 2001, collecting what few stories I could find on the web at the time. Since that time, this site has received hundreds of stories from people all over the world. It has taken me the better part of 20 years to fully understand what this phenomenon is all about. And after years of research I have finally come a conclusion of who or what the Hatman is, why he is appearing now, why he is appearing to people all over the world, and what to do if you are (or have had) and encounter with him.

I am currently writing a book about the Hatman called The Hatman Revealed. In this book I plan to go into detail about the commonalities of the many hundreds of stories we’ve received over the years and what those commonalities reveal about this being and phenomenon. There will be no cost for this book, and I believe that this has become more of a mission of mine more than anything else. This information needs to get out there.

The aim of this website is to explore the stories of the many sightings that have been reported. This is the very first and only web site solely devoted to researching, collecting, and archiving information and stories relating to The Hat Man. As more stories are researched and collected they will be posted on this site regularly.

Have you seen the Hatman? If you or anyone you know has had this experience, we would love to hear from you and add your story to this site. If you have a sighting or an encounter you would like to tell, please post your story here to the right of this page. Once reviewed we will post it online and give others a chance to comment on it. We look forward to hearing from you. If you would like to reach out to us personally, you may do so by contacting us here.

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Here Are The Most Recent Hatman Stories

If you have a story of an ancounter with the Hatman or any shadow being, please feel free to write it in the story submission section above.
We read all the stories that come in, and with your permission, we would love to add it to the archive of stories here.

The Hat Man Story Encounter With The Hat Man

By |August 27th, 2021|

Around 6 years ago I got up late at night and found myself extremely thirsty. I stumbled out of my room, down my hallway and into the kitchen. I drank my water and felt better and walked back through the hall to have a sudden feeling something was watching me. I turned around and saw a black figure, long black trench coat, wide brimmed hat and glowing red eyes staring at me. Frozen for a second I turned and ran back to bed, jumped in to wake my husband to tell him what I saw. As a psychic medium I

My Only Encounter – Hat Man Story

By |August 27th, 2021|

I'm now 43 years old. When I was 17 one night I was sleeping and suddendly open my eyes and see a tall skinny figure wearing a black cape and hat on my bedroom door staring at me. I was not able to distinguish any trace on the face or body, It was only a big black figure. Meanwhile I started to feel a pressure on my chest and neck as if someone was strangling me and I figured out that the guy was standing on my chest. This sensation last for some seconds and during that time I was

Hatman Stories in The Dalles

By |August 27th, 2021|

I can't even believe I'm not the only one. I lived in a house when I was 12 in a small town, The Dalles. I was the only person who lived downstairs, with about 3/4 of it being underground. Since the main entrance was upstairs, I'd really only be downstairs for sleeping, hanging in my room, or on the computer in the room opposite of mine, with the family den in between. There was a hallway between the 2 rooms that you could look down, going deeper into the house, veering right towards the laundry room. There was a laundry

The Hat Man

By |August 27th, 2021|

I cannot believe that there are many other individuals who claimed to see this "hať man"... When I was about 6 years old, my mom worked for this restaurant in town. She would work late hours and have to close the restaurant. My sister and I would help her sometimes because we could take icecream home after we were done. One time my mom gave me directions to grab a box of napkins from the basement so she could restock the tables. I walked down the stairs and looked up and saw a tall man, with some short of Fedora,

Who Is The Hat Man?

By |August 27th, 2021|

I have seen him standing outside my kitchen window a few times. My oldest son used to see him when he was 2 he would not go to bed because he was in the cupboard. Thinking that he was just active in his imagination I thought nothing of it. Until one day I was watching a detective movie and he started shaking and yelled don’t let he get me and on the tv was a man in a coat and hat and he said there’s the hat man

I Encountered Him Last Night – Man In Hat

By |August 27th, 2021|

I was sleeping last night. All of a sudden I felt goosebumps all over my body. It felt like someone was watching me. I opened my eyes and saw a black figure with a square topped hat with a large brim. He was reaching out to touch me. I tried like hell to move but couldn’t. Once I was able to move I yelled out and he dissipated. Both dogs were barking towards the location where he was standing. I jumped up and looked around. I saw that it was 2:44 am. Reluctantly I laid back down because I have

Hatman In My Room

By |August 26th, 2021|

At the age of 9 I first seen him. It was the middle of the night located in Massachusetts; I was sleeping and suddenly felt like something was watching me, I woke up and in the corner of my room was a shadow of a man wearing a trench coat and a top hat. I would close my eyes and he would just disappear. Between the ages of 9 and 15 he would continue to visit it me, always at night and in the corner of my room. I kind of got use to him. He never did anything to

He Visited Me Twice In One Night

By |August 26th, 2021|

It was during a time of sadness and isolation that i was riddled with anxiety and sleeping alone every night. I am a light sleeper and I remember clearly feeling the pressure and weight of someone sitting on the foot of my bed close to my feet which woke me immediately. There he was in all his profound blackness sitting there but not looking at me. Instead i was seeing his profile as he was looking straight ahead off towards my bedroom closet. I jumped out of bed and passed him to turn the light switch on.. and poof.. he


By |August 14th, 2021|

My friend who chooses to remain anonymous for the moment encountered the hat man, at least we think she did. In her 60s, she knows a thing or two about life, what's real and when she is over tired. The night of the encounter, she was wide awake, grounded and knows what she saw. My friend let her dog out, early spring, late night. Lights from street and other homes illuminated her yard, making it easy to see her dog and anything else that could walk through. Suddenly, there was a man standing next to a tree stump. What she

The Hatman: His Identity Revealed

Have you seen the Hatman? Have you seen other shadow beings? If so what do they mean? What should be done about them? The Hatman: His Identity Revealed is the culmination of over 20 years of research into the Hatman phenomenon. After carefully reading, researching and experiencing the Hatman and other shadow beings over the last two decades, Timothy M. Brown, Jr. now offers his understanding of exactly who or what these beings are, in his new book The Hatman: His Identity Revealed.

There will be no cost for the book. If you are interested in receiving a copy as soon as it is released, click the button to the right. You will be added to our mailing list and you will be sent a copy of the book as soon as it is complete.

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