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Cardiff giant

a gypsum statue passed off as a petrified prehistoric man till revealed as a hoax (1869). [Am. Hist.: EB (1963), 9: 533]
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But it was actually a stone carving by hoaxer George Hull.
It soon emerged the statue was in fact the creation of New YorK tobacconist George Hull.
secondglance David Williamson In fact, it was the creation of atheist New York tobacconist George Hull, who had argued with a Methodist preacher about the literal interpretation of the Bible and then come up with a money-making wheeze.
Coast Guard," said George Hull, manager of the Richmond office.
George Hull Ward of the 15th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment died July 3, 1863, in a hospital near where he fell on Cemetery Ridge the day before.
George Hull Ward, seen at left, who led the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.
We set out from Worcester early on a warm spring morning to pay homage to George Hull Ward, a Civil War hero whose portraits hang in Mechanics Hall and in the Worcester Historical Museum.
George Hull Ward, who lost a leg below the knee in battle, recuperated for 16 months, and rejoined the 15th Regiment only to die at Gettysburg.
The reverse side of the poster promotes the candidacy of Harrison and John Tyler for president and of John Davis for Massachusetts governor with George Hull for lieutenant governor.