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February 2, 1870

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1870, the “Cardiff Giant” was revealed as a fraud and nothing more than carved gypsum. The 10 foot tall “Giant” was discovered on October 16, 1869 on the farm of William C. Stub” Newell in Cardiff, New York as some workers were digging a well. Almost immediately thousands of … Continue reading

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