Few People Know Mysterious Giants May Have Inhabited West Virginia Long Ago
West Virginia has a long and colorful history, but few people realize how far back that history actually goes. For example, did you know that thousands of years ago, ancient giants may have walked these mountains?
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While there have certainly been far-fetched ideas regarding the ancient mound builders (including ideas including the Lost Tribes of Israel, Vikings, or Aztecs), there does appear to be a body of evidence supporting the discovery abnormally large human skeletons in West Virginia.
We may never know more details about this ancient native race, but it is fodder for the imagination! There are plenty of other strange rumors circulating the state. Which is your favorite?
Address: Grave Creek Indian Mound, Moundsville, WV 26041, USA
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