CAPTAIN MARTIN BATES AND ANNA SWAN, the world's tallest couple of record, posed for this picture with friend Lei McFarland.
(Courtesy Medina County Historical Society)

Think giants were "some place else?" A figment of fairy tales? Read these historical accounts of giants in North America:

Aaron Wright, Solomon Spalding, and The GIANTS of Conneaut — Part 1

Giants of Blythe

New York: Land of Giants and Ancient Ruins

Hidden Proofs of a Giant Race

Facts for the Times; A Collection of Valuable Historical Extracts

Giants and Ancient North American Warfare

Giants of North America

"Gigantic" Newcomers to the St. Lawrence River Valley

Idaho's Flood-Giants Remembered

Mysterious Mummies Found in Death Valley Desert

Niagara's Ancient Cemetery of Giants

Giants Reported Found in Marion County, WV