Greater Ancestors

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Black Hawk County Extraordinary Giant

 Relic Hunters Find a Giant

Eldora Io., Sept. 25-A part of relic-hunters, exploring one of the numerous mounds in Black Hawk County, on Cedar River, east of here has discovered in one of the graves, the skeleton of a prehistoric man of much more than ordinary size. Stone implements, pottery and arrow heads were found in the mound. Dr. E. C. Gaines of Eldordora contemplates making some extensive explorations.

Boston Evening Transcript Sep 25, 1897 pg 10

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