Native-American skulls discovered in Lower Topanga

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Title

Native-American skulls discovered in Lower Topanga

Description

William Wills Coolbaugh discovered the bones of Native Americans in a mound in Lower Topanga. At least one of the skulls had an arrowhead embedded in it. Others were crushed. A Stanford Archaeology class came to assist, and conjectured that the graves were evidence of a massacre that had occurred around the year 1200.

Date

1911

Source

Digital only

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Publisher

Los Angeles Times, 1911-02-05
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Citation

“Native-American skulls discovered in Lower Topanga,” Topanga Historical Society Digital Archive, accessed June 13, 2024, https://topangahistoricalsociety.org/archive/document/1467.