Sunday, August 24, 2014

San Leandro, California Coroner Declares Ancient Skeleton was 8 Feet Tall

San Leandro, California Coroner Declares Ancient Skeleton was 8 Feet Tall



The Washington Times (Washington, D.C.) Novemeber 27, 1916
SKELETON OF INDIAN GIANT
Oakland, California, November 27 - A skeletons, believed to be that of an Indian Chief, was discovered by working men engaged in digging gravel on the frank Williams ranch, a mile and half west of San Leandro.  The bones have been taken in charge by Deputy Coroner Morgan, who declared that the size of the thigh bone, it is evident that the skeleton is that of a man at least eight feet tall. The skeleton is to be sent to the anthropological department of the University of California.