Tuesday, December 04, 2018

the Cardiff Giant being transported by a Brockway Truck

Homer native David Hannum is well known for his involvement with the infamous Cardiff Giant hoax. The giant creator George Hull sold his interest to a group of five men headed by David Hannum. Hannum sued PT Barnum over a replica of the giant. It was eventually revealed that both were fakes and the quote “There’s a sucker born every minute” has been attributed to both Barnum and Hannum.


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