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White Frog Colony

Boonsboro, MD

I found this photograph in the FSA Collection at the Library of Congress. I don't have a clue as to what the Frog Colony was all about. If you have any info about this place, please contact me.

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White Frog Colony
White Frog Colony, May 1939. Photo by John Vachon. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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Posted by: dfrantz on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 3:06:57 PM

The white frog colony was at the Lilypons goldfish farm near Frederick, Md. A 1937 article in the Baltimore Sun tells the story that a C.C. Moler had 23 albino frogs. Some or all of these had been found at the Lilypons site.

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