1925: MOUND GIANTS IN INDIANA SAID TO ANTEDATE INDIAN

This was published on October 23, 1925 in the Evening News, San Jose, California. MOUND GIANTS IN INDIANA SAID TO ANTEDATE INDIAN South Bend, Indiana – Eight skeletons, one of them clad in copper armor, and a heard of rare war weapons and bits of personal adornment have been found in a mysterious mound on the farm of Grove Vosburg near Walkerton. Vosburg, a 70 year old farmer, had long desired to know the secret of the mount, which, according to local tradition dates back thousands of years. Secretly excavating the pile of earth he came upon a strange burial place. Giant Skeletons The eight skeletons lay in circular formation, arranged like the spokes of a wheel, with skulls together.  Copper breastplates, bands and other bits of armor adorned the skeleton on one man, who apparently had been of giant stature.  Embedded in this skull was a beautifully chipped arrowhead. The soft earth […] Read More

1927: Giant Skeletons are Uncovered in Florida.

This piece of news was published in The Woodville Republican on August 27, 1927. Tampa, Fla. – Giant Indians who roamed Florida swamps 500 years ago or more, living on shell foods which they cracked with their teeth, is a picture unfolded by archaeologists who have delved into a burial ground on a gulf island near here. The skeletons were discovered on a small section of land where a lone fisherman has lived for years. Scientists estimated the bones are at least 500 years old and are remains of a tribe known as the Caribs, natives of the West Indies. They are believed to have inhabited the state and adjacent islands before the arrival of Spaniards in Florida. The skulls, larger than those of current history, battered and crushed, indicated tribal battles. The jaw and teeth are unusually large, Likewise are the bones, indicating the Indians of past ages […] Read More