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John Chapman, American pioneer who introduced apple trees to large parts of Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana. Kind and generous- legend in his own time
United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train
In the Spring of 1900, died at the throttle while trying to slow down his crashing train, " Cannonball" to save the lives of his passengers.
Larger-than-life American folk hero, a lumberjack with his blue ox Babe, represented a strong work ethic and overcoming obstacles.
A tall-tales cowboy who has raised by coyotes. He fought a 10-foot rattlesnake, tamed it, and used it as a whip. He caught and rode a mountain lion like a horse.
This tall tale character who fell out of his parents' wagon in Texas and became lost. He was raised by a coyote. He had a horse named Widowmaker and a whip made from a live rattlesnake. The woman of his dreams was named Slue-Foot Sue, and he once rode a tornado.
large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and Canada
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