Tony Beaver

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Tony Beaver is a character in several tall tales, often in tandem with stories of Paul Bunyan.[1] Beaver was a West Virginian woodsman located up Eel River, often described as a cousin of Paul Bunyan, and champion griddle skater of the southern United States.[2] The stories appeared in print in the early 20th century and were later compiled by Mary E. Cober.[3]


  1. ^ Brown, Charles Edward (1930). Paul Bunyan and Tony Beaver tales. C. E. Brown
  2. ^ Shay, Frank (1930). Here's audacity!: American legendary heroes. The Macaulay company
  3. ^ Fischer, Marjorie (November 29, 1953). Busy Beaver; The Remarkable Story of Tony Beaver, Montana. (review). New York Times

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