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by a bulldozer. To their astonishment the crew discovered human remains. The unsuspecting Seabees uncovered the rest of the "hills" and revealed an ancient graveyard containing the bones of giants. Most of the surviving bones were skulls and the remains of thigh bones.
The Seabee's letter described the site in some detail and then went on to mention that the skulls measured an incredible two feet from their bases to their crowns, much larger than normal human skulls. By extrapolation the engineer concluded that the actual men had stood as high as twelve to fourteen feet.
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Always the intrepid investigator at heart, Sanderson sought confirmation and corroboration. He contacted other members of that military unit and received another reply. The second letter from one of the crew members basically reiterated the engineer's story.
Both letters Sanderson had received asserted that the Smithsonian Institute had been sent the giants' remains. Each man also mentioned that they had never heard anything further about the matter. Nothing had ever been publicized about it. When Sanderson contacted the Smithsonian they replied that they had no record of ever receiving any such skeletal remains.
Convinced that the Smithsonian had obtained the shipment from the Navy men in the Aleutians, Sanderson puzzled over the reason why the Institute wouldn't divulge the information. Mentioning the episode in one of his many books he asked his readers, "Is it that these people [the Smithsonian Institute] cannot face rewriting all the text books?"
Giants in Marion County, West Virginia
Researcher and crypto-archaeologist Dave Cain has studied the records concerning discoveries of ancient giants that have been excavated in and around Marion County, West Virginia:
"Of the many archaeological mysteries, one of the most enigmatic has been discoveries of giant prehistoric human skeletons.
"Marion County was home to part of the ancient civilization which historical accounts and artifacts indicate existed in this region. What mysterious people constructed earthen forts, burial mounds, macadamized roadways? Who left pictographs, inscribed stones and giant skeletons to be discovered?
"In the 1850s while excavating a root cellar in Palatine (East Fairmont), workers uncovered two very large human skeletons. Measuring the bones, people were amazed to find the entombed humans had been more than eight feet tall.
"It was reported that hundreds of ancient pieces of pottery, flint weapons, stone carvings and skeletons