Although he amassed an instantaneous cult-following among his leadership, he also managed to tick off members of the conservative scientific community, religious leaders, and literary critics with his emphatic claims.
Seventy-five years later, it seems odd that such a furor arose: after all, in 1924. only two years prior to the Colonel’s first work, John MacMillan Brown, a retired professor at Canterbury University College, introduced his Riddle of the Pacific, claiming there was once a continent in the Pacific, now submerged save for island groups, on which megalithic ruins still existed.
Join us on our
Share this page with your friends
on your favorite social network: