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Anoka County Giant Skeletons in Cave


Interesting Discovery by a Sheep Herder in Minnesota

Map of Minnesota highlighting Anoka CountySt. Paul Minnesota., June 16 – Jose Herrannda, a Mexican sheep herder in the employ of the Mclead brothers while rounding up horses in the Sweet Grass Hills, 20 miles north of Columbus Minnesota. discovered a large cave, the length 35 feet in width, and 10 feet in height, was cut out of solid rock.
In the center, lying side by side, were the well preserved skeletons of five human beings. These skeletons measure from 7 to 7 1/2 feet in length. Three knife blades evidently mafde of hardened copper, two bowls hollowed out of granite blocks, two stone hammer heads and some broken fragments of pottery were also found in the cave.

The Washington Post, June 17 1899, Giant Skeletons in a Cave

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