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Fort River, Hadley Seven Footer

1864 – Gleason’s literary companion Volume 5 1864

“An Indian skeleton of immense size was recently discovered three feet underground near Fort River Hadley, Massachusetts. The bones were so far decomposed that most of them crumbled upon exposure to the air. Some of the doctors think that the Indian was not less than seven feet high and one hundred years old when he died.

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