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The story of ‘Casey Jones’ is one of several American Tall Tales and other folklore resources available at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. SUBMITTED PHOTO

It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore

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Do you remember way back in fourth grade, learning about American tall tales?  Some characters will jump right to mind, like Paul Bunyan, Casey Jones, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett.  But do you remember the likes of Febold Feboldson, Joe Magarac, Mike Fink, or Alfred Bulltop Stormalong?  If not, maybe you have some reading to do!  Come to the library to find their stories.


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