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The Mysteries Of The 18 Giant Skeletons Discovered In The United States

Wisconsin has 18 strange skeletons. Skeletons that are nine feet tall with huge heads and strange facial features Scientists Were Astounded When They Were Discovered Scientists remained staying silent 107 years after a lost race of giants was discovered in burial mounds at Lake Delavan, Wisconsin, in May 1912.

Beloit College oversaw the excavation site at Lake Delavan, which included more than 200 effigy mounds that turned out to be classic examples of 8th century Woodland Culture. The massive size of the corpses and elongated heads discovered in May 1912, however, did not fit easily into anyone’s idea of a textbook standard.

They were massive. These were not ordinary people.

Skulls with Oddities

The 18 bones discovered by the Peterson brothers on Lake Lawn Farm in southwest Wisconsin, first reported in the New York Times on May 4, 1912, had various unusual and abnormal qualities.

Their skulls “supposedly those of men, are much larger than the heads of any race which inhabits America today,” according to their heights, which ranged from seven to nine feet.

“The skull slopes straight back above the eye sockets, and the nasal bones protrude widely above the cheekbones.” The jawbones are long and pointed and exhibit a passing resemblance to the monkey’s head. Regular molars make up the teeth in the front of the jaw.”

The Wisconsin Giants’ Mysteries

Was this a prank, a fake perpetrated by local farm lads, or a deranged taxidermist attempting to gain media attention? No, that is not the case.

The Lake Delavan discovery in May 1912 was just one of the dozens of similar discoveries reported in local newspapers from 1851 to the current day. It wasn’t even the first time enormous skeletons had been discovered in Wisconsin.

The New York Times reported on August 10, 1891, that Smithsonian Institution scientists had unearthed seven massive “pyramidal structures” in Madison, Wisconsin. “In ancient days, Madison was the hub of a bustling population of not less than 200,000,” according to the Times. Fort Aztalan was the name given to an impressive system of defensive works discovered by the excavators.

“The famed mounds of Ohio and Indiana bear no comparison, either in size, design, or the skill demonstrated in their building, with these colossal and mysterious monuments of the earth — constructed we don’t know who, and for what purpose we can only surmise,” the Times said.

The New York Times followed up on the discovery of three enormous burial mounds in Maple Creek, Wisconsin, on December 20, 1897. One had only lately been established.

“In it was discovered the skeleton of a massive man.” The bones were in a good condition of preservation and measured over nine feet from head to foot. The cranium was the size of a half bushel of corn. Near the bones were some well-tempered copper rods and other artifacts.”

For further than a century, giant skulls and skeletons of a race of “Goliaths” have been discovered regularly throughout the Midwestern states. Giants have been discovered in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and New York, and their burial sites resemble the Mound Builder people’s well-known pyramids.

The history of mound builders covers more than 5,000 years (from 3400 BCE to the 16th CE), a period longer than Ancient Egypt’s history and all of its dynasties combined.

There is a “persisting academic opinion” that we have a good historical understanding of the peoples that resided in North America at the time. The long history of strange finds like those at Lake Delavan, on the other hand, implies otherwise.

The Smithsonian Institution’s Great Cover-Up

Is there a massive cover-up going on? Why don’t natural history institutions have public displays of massive Native American skeletons?

Some Mound Builders’ skeletons are unmistakably visible. The Aztalan State Park, for example, has a fantastic display where one can observe the skeleton of a “Princess of Aztalan” at the museum.

However, the skeletons on the exhibit are regular size, and some accounts claim that the skeletons of giants have been covered up. The Smithsonian Institution, in particular, has been accused of making a concerted attempt to conceal the “telling of the bones” and keep the massive corpses locked away.

Vine Deloria, a Native American author, and law professor put it this way:

“Modern archaeology and anthropology have practically shut the door on our imaginations, broadly viewing the North American past as devoid of anything exceptional in the manner of great cultures characterized by strange individuals.” The Smithsonian Institution, the great invader of ancient burial grounds in the nineteenth century, built a one-way door through which untold numbers of bones have been carried away. Anyone except government personnel has access to this door and the contents of its vault. There may be answers to the deep past among these bones that these officials aren’t even looking for.”