The Cardiff Giant

The Cardiff Giant
Fenimore Farmers Museum
Cooperstown, New York

 

The Cardiff Giant was one of the most famous hoaxes in American history. I visited him at the Fenimore Museum (a cool little museum featuring Cooperstown area agricultural history and the life of legendary author James Fenimore Cooper and his family)

 

Links of interest:

The Farmers Museum

The real story behind “There’s a sucker born every minute”

Hoaxipedia!

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