If you’ve spent any time in Seattle since 1990, you’ve heard of—and probably seen—the infamous Fremont Troll. And of course, seeing a giant troll under a bridge really isn’t anything out of the ordinary considering that’s where trolls are rumored to live.

But the Fremont Troll is, in fact, quite special. It is nationally known, locally loved, and has quite a history. This is its story.

Have you ever seen the Fremont Troll in person?

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