Paul Bunyan Day

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Paul Bunyan Day is named after the giant lumberjack in American folklore and is observed today. Paul Bunyan was accompanied by a blue ox named Babe, and it’s said they were so huge that their footprints created the many lakes of Minnesota.

The earliest published versions of the myth of Paul Bunyan can be traced back to James MacGillivray, a traveling newspaper reporter who wrote the first article about Bunyan for Oscoda Press in 1906. (from


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