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Was Mark Twain’s Calaveras Frog Story Real?

Posted on | May 12, 2014 | No Comments

The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee runs this Thursday through Sunday May 15 – 18th.

The popular jumping frog competition is based on Mark Twain’s short story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”. Mark Twain lived in this area and frequented Angels Camp. But is the story a work of fiction or is it based on something that actually happened? This group of locals (in the video above) share their thoughts….

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