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Valparaiso Indiana seven foot 2 inch skeleton


VALPARAISO, Ind., June 3. – While the steam shovels of the Knickerbocker Sand Co. were loading sand at Dune park. on the shore of Lake Michigan, they unearthed a well-preserved skeleton seven feet two inches in length, and is supposed to be that of a member of an early tribe of Indians. It was found nearly thirty feet underground.

  1. Daily public ledger. Maysville, Ky. June 03, Research done by Rephaim23.
  2. Maysville Kentucky Herald. June 3 1895. Giant Skeleton Unearthed. “a well preserved skeleton seven feet two inches in length”.