Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Giant Skeleton with Infant Uncovered in Iowa by Road Crew

Giant Skeleton with Infant Uncovered in Iowa by Road Crew



The Evening Times (Washington, D.C.) August 17, 1897
WORKMEN UNEARTH SKELETONS
An Indian Giant and Infant Turned Up at Burlington
    Burlington, Iowa, Aug. 17 - A remarkable find was made by workman excavating for the road around North Main street bluff yesterday.  They turned up the complete skeleton of an Indian and an infant. The former was a giant at least seven feet tall.  With the skeleton were found a silver armlet, a spear head, pipe, knives, beads, a bridle bit and a quantity of silver and copper ornaments.