Giant remains found in Indiana.

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Giant remains found in Indiana. - k BI0H HMD Olaaatle Story of Olc - li aSalaUae...
k BI0H HMD Olaaatle Story of Olc - li aSalaUae aa S - vh Tttlass. CaAwroamviixa, lad , October 26 A rhharckitviloslral find was unearthed Saturday two miles weat ol this city to a gravel pit along the high bluffs ol Sugar Creek Tbue far twenty Ave skeletons of iH - oltdignagisn atature have been exbnmed and the anburyihg of these mammoth bones Is still going on. This necropolis of long ago Is filled witb excited hunters ol cbrloa and sclentifio studentg Irom Wabash college almost poatlniially, and as soon as removed from the gravel their rattling bonee are carried away to become part of ueuarimenia ot arcnseoiogy, wnicn are being tstablished all over ths city. 1 he last skeleton taken from the bury. Ing around wss a aloantleoneL meeanrlns aeyen feet In length. The femur alone wonld prove that the skeleton was that of a giant, and pelvlo bones ara twice aa larae aa those of pn ordinary man The grinning skull of the giant had a perfect set of uwin.not one oracaetl or decayea, and with an enamel as beautiful as polished marble The bonrs were perfect In every detail, notwithstanding the fsct that they must have been interred here for centuries. The entire absence ol veKetahle - niatter In the soil and tha nar - feet drainajce would account for the preservation preservation ol the bony structure. Of the whole number of skeletons thus luunii only two Indicate immature de - veinpmeut, the remainder representing the framework of a race of men evidently extinct lor centuries. Tbia la certainly the Grut discovery of skeletons in which the characterlutlo development of giants has iet n observed it la thought by local st iuntiats that these bones belonged tribe bf aborluines. but this theor - r cannot be fully established by the ma terial structure 01 the afceleton

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  1. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette,
  2. 27 Oct 1892, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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