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Today in gypsum history

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From the Washington Post’s “Today in History” column:

In 1870, the “Cardiff Giant,” supposedly the petrified remains of a human discovered in Cardiff, N.Y., was revealed to be nothing more than carved gypsum.

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Written by Elizabeth McCullough

February 2, 2010 at 1:32 pm

Posted in gypsum in history

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