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Alameda County – Find’s Giant’s Bones in Mound


Captain Newton H. Chittenden Makes Discovery of Skeleton of a Prehistoric Man

Berkeley Office San Francisco Call, 2148 Center Street, Dec. 30.
Captain Newton H. Chittenden, the explorer and lecturer, has proved the theory that he has held for some time that this neighborhood was formerly the home of giants by finding the bones of one of the species. Captain Chittenden refuses to reveal the burial ground of this prehistoric man. but admits that it is somewhere in one of the old Indian mounds of West Berkeley.
The bones found by Captain Chittenden make almost a complete skeleton, the missing parts being a number of…

  1. California, Allameda county, The San Fransisco Call, 1903.

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