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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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.


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