Depiction of a pygmy that was discovered within an Ohio Adena burial mound. There are 5 separate historical accounts of mass graves of pygmy graves in Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia
Chronicles of Border Warfare in West Virginia 1895
In this state too, have been found burying grounds, in which the skeletons seem all to have been those of pigmies: the graves, in which the bodies had been deposited, were seldom three feet in length; yet the teeth in the skulls prove that they were the bodies of persons of mature age. Upon the whole there cannot be much doubt, that America was once inhabited by a people, not otherwise allied to the Indians of the present day, than that they were descendants of him, from whom has sprung the whole human family.