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Allegheny County – Giant Skeleton


While Excavating at Westernport, Md., Bones are Discovered.

Special Dispatch to The Star
WESTERNPORT, Md., August 20. –  Bones Are Discovered.  While excavating for a building in the rear of the Morrison property here yesterday, William A. Liller, ; contractor, unearthed parts of a 1 giant skeleton. The finder was under a flat stone that weighed about half ‘ ton The body had evidently been 1 placed in a shallow excavation and : .his stone put over ft. The stone itself ‘ had been buried several feet by earth and rocks that had slipped down oft the cliff above, but when placed there had evidently been about level with ‘ toe surrounding ground. The top and front of the skull are in a fairly good state of preservation. The walls of the skull art thick and the cheek bones high, lndicaeating that of an Indian. There is a large double tooth in the upper jaw ; near the front. .

  1. Maryland, Allegheny Cunty, Westernport 1921
  2. Evening star. [volume], August 21, 1921, Page 16, Image 16


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