Giant Skeletons of the Ancient Mound Builders
Giant skeletons of an unidentified human race have been excavated around the world, lending credence to the strange stories of Nephilim in ancient texts. According to the book of Genesis, Nephilim were beings present on the earth during the time when the “sons of God” mingled with the “daughters of men.” It says they were “the heroes of old, men of renown.”
The Book of Numbers says:
And they spread among the Israelites a bad report about the land they had explored. They said, ‘The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size. We saw the Nephilim there. We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them.’
The Book of Jubilees describes the Nephilim as evil giants who God flooded the earth to wipe out.
While there is no known evidence of these giants, there are thousands of accounts of their remains being discovered. Up until recently, I had no idea any of these were ever found here in Wisconsin.
18 Giant Skeletons Unearthed in Lake Delavan, WI
In May of 1912, an archeological dig overseen by Beloit College of more than two hundred effigy burial mounds near Lake Delavan on Lake Lawn farm unearthed eighteen bizarre skeletal remains of what appeared to be a lost race of giants.
This was not the first discovery of giant skeletons buried in Wisconsin.
Two Giant Skeletons Near Potosi, WI
The January 13th, 1870 edition of the Wisconsin Decatur Republican reported that two giant, well-preserved skeletons of an unknown race were discovered near Potosi, WI by workers digging the foundation of a saw mill near the bank of the Mississippi river. One skeleton measured seven-and-a-half feet, the other eight feet. The skulls of each had prominent cheek bones and double rows of teeth. A large collection of arrowheads and “strange toys” were found buried with the remains.
Giant Skeleton Discovered in Maple Creek, WI
On December 20th, 1897 the New York Times reported that three large burial mounds had been discovered near Maple Creek, WI. Upon excavation, a skeleton measuring over nine feet from head to toe was discovered with finely tempered copper rods and other relics.
Giant Skeleton in West Bend, WI
A giant skeleton was unearthed outside of West Bend near Lizard Mound County Park and assembled by local farmers to a height of eight feet. More about this can be found in Washington County Paranormal: A Wisconsin Legend Trip by local author and investigator J. Nathan Couch.
While a normal-sized skeleton of a supposed mound builder (the “Princess of Aztalan”) is on display at the site of several large pyramidal monuments near Madison called Aztalan State Park, the goliath remains of Wisconsin’s giants have vanished along with the hundreds of others discovered throughout the midwest.
Many have accused the Smithsonian Institution of covering up these discoveries, locking the giant skeletons away and depriving the public of their findings.