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Cardiff in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cardiff Giant

 
 
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By Nancy Mueller, February 3, 2011
1. Cardiff Giant Marker
Inscription. Disinterred near this village on Oct. 16, 1869. Represented as a petrified prehistoric man, it was subsequently proved a hoax.
 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 53.569′ N, 76° 8.967′ W. Marker is in Cardiff, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherry Valley Turnpike (U.S. 20) and Field Lane, on the right when traveling east on Cherry Valley Turnpike. Touch for map. In front of the LaFayette Apple Festival Grounds. Marker is in this post office area: La Fayette NY 13084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Cardiff Giant (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nedrow c. 1798 (approx. 5.8 miles away); Glen Haven (approx. 11.1 miles away); Site of Glen Haven House (approx. 11.1 miles away); First Sawmill (approx. 11.3 miles away); Site of First Frame House (approx. 11.4 miles away); Site of Old Hotel (approx. 11.4 miles away); Grover Cleveland (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Cardiff Giant. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 3, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. The Farmer's Museum, Cooperstown, NY
Cardiff Giant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nancy Mueller, February 4, 2011
2. Cardiff Giant Marker
The Cardiff Giant Marker near the LaFayette Apple Festival Fairgrounds in Cardiff.
. The Cardiff Giant is now on display at the Farmer's Museum in Cooperstown, NY. (Submitted on February 3, 2011, by Nancy Mueller of LaFayette, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. P.T. Barnum, David Hannum
 
Categories. AnthropologyScience & Medicine
 
Cardiff Giant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nancy Mueller, February 4, 2011
3. Cardiff Giant Marker
Cardiff Giant image. Click for full size.
By Bain News Service, circa 1915
4. Cardiff Giant
Library of Congress [LC-B2- 2781-13]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2011, by Nancy Mueller of LaFayette, New York. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 3, 2011, by Nancy Mueller of LaFayette, New York.   2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2011, by Nancy Mueller of LaFayette, New York.   4. submitted on February 3, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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