Giant found near Norwalk, OH part II.

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Giant found near Norwalk, OH part II. - bones of the skeleton were pro portionally In...
bones of the skeleton were pro portionally In sound bones .were tapered up long. T.he teeth were condition. The cheek -wide, aud to a peak, the the head slanting upward. After the skeleton of the 'had been removed from grave Springstead continued skull fore- giant the his work of digging, and had reached the depth of about eight inches more when foe unearthed another skeliton that had ben lying directly underneath that of the first. The second skeleton was nof as long as was the first, being between five and six feet in height. That the second body also had been buried without a coffin was shown by the. fact that the arms also were lying at with the body. The right angles second skel-? ton was equally well preserved as was the first. After the second skeleton had been found, for some reason or other no effort was made to see if other bodies had been buried near by. Instead the bones of the two skeletons were reburied Tt is undstood, however, that there is some talk in Fitchville of making an effort to see if other skele tons cannot be found in the cemetery. There is no doubt thst the two bodies were buried years before the land tiiere was begun to be used as a modern cemetery, am: from the immense size of the skeleton that was first unearthed and Lbe shape of the skull, it is thought that the skeletons must be those of prehistoric (human beings

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  1. The Chronicle-Telegram,
  2. 27 Feb 1910, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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