Guernsey County, Eight Footer
Guernsey County it is named for the Isle of Guernsey in the English Channel, from which many of the county’s early settlers emigrated.At four feet below a gravel bed an eight footer with prominent features on the skull, was found holding some interesting artifacts:
” A dozen darts of the finest workmanship” were discovered “the skull was a third larger than the average human skull, and the lower jaw was abnormal in size and in thickness.”
- The Washington Post, December 4, 1898, Londonberry Ohio. GIANTS ON RECORD, Americas Hidden History, Secrets in the Mounds and the Smithsonian Files. page101. Dug up a Skeleton Eight Feet Long.
- Cambridge City, Indiana Tribune, September 26, 1889. Relics in Ohio Mounds. A Gigantic man buried alongside a panther. Skeleton of a very large individual. the Dover Mound, page 18, 19.