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Madison County Giant, State Sale


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The skeleton of an Indian giant was recently discovered near Anderson. [1]


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  1. The Plymouth Weekly Democrat 11- 07 -1867 <>
  2. The New York Times. Published: November 18, 1895. SKELETONS OF ABORIGINES IN A CAVE, “a race o men larger that the indians of the present”.
  3. Bluffton Indiana Chronicle, 22 July, 1903. Page 2. FOUND SKELETONS EIGHT FEET TALL, “eight feet tall or over . . man of giant stature”.
  4. The Crawfordville Review. June 15, 1920, page 14. “exceptionally large in ststure”.
  5. Lima Daily News, (Lima, Ohio) July 27, 1892. May Buy the Mounds, Congress to purchase Prehistoric Works. Anderson Indiana Letter. Smithsonian Institution. “a people who were very large-decidedly larger than those of the present day. Parts of the skull showed that the heads were very large also the foreheads were very large.
  6. Daily News, Goshen, Indiana, Saturday November 26, 1892. GIANT SKELETONS FOUND. “giant human skeletons . . . skulls of gigantic size . . . must of been at least nine feet in height.”


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