The New York Times, December 20, 1897
Skeleton Found of a Man Over Nine Feet High With an Enoumous Skull
Maple Creek, Wisconsin, Dec. 19 - One of the three recently discovered mounds in this town has been opened. In it was found the skeleton of a man of gigantic size. The bones measured from head to foot over nine feet and were in a fair state of preservation. The skull was as large as a half bushel measure. Some finely tempered rods of copper and other relics were lying near the bones. The mound from which these relics were taken is ten feet high and thirty long and varies from six to eight feet in width.