Saugus skeleton, enormous proportions
AN INDIAN TOMB UNEARTHED
BOSTON, MASS., Dec. 20,-An Indian sepulchre has been unearthed on “Fish Marsh,” is Saugus. The tomb was about seven feet below the surface, and it contained the skeleton of a man of enormous proportions which crumbled to dust upon exposure to the air. the body was buried in a sitting posture, facing the east. Beside the skeleton were found a pipe, a tomohawk blade, an arrowhead, an axe, and a cylindrical shaped stone, Near the grave an underground passage has been discovered. excavations are being made for the purpose of exploring the passage. The discoveries were made by workmen who were excavating for building purposes.
The New York Times, Published Dec. 21 1891 Copyright The New York Times
Research done by Rephaim23
~Chris L Lesley/GAWMuseum