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American Folklore: Paul Bunyan

Celebrate Lumberjack Day (7/28) by learning more about one of our most beloved folk heros, Paul Bunyan.
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Celebrate Lumberjack Day (7/28) by learning more about one of our most beloved folk heros, Paul Bunyan. First popularized in 1910 by newspapermen and logging companies across the country, this larger-than-life character is a symbol of might, the willingness to work hard and overcome obstacles. Enjoy some of the tall tales about Paul Bunyan and his trusty blue Ox Babe and you will see why this hero embodies the frontier spirit and is loved by many.

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