Cate Price — Inventive Minds

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Image 1New Haven – Who Knew?
By Cate Price

Thanks so much to the Wickeds for having me on the blog today!

5_-_New_Haven_MuseumAlthough I live in Pennsylvania now, I’m originally from Connecticut, and when I went home for Christmas, my mom and I paid a visit to the New Haven Museum. Currently they have an exhibit called “From Clocks to Lollipops”, a wonderful showcase of objects, advertisements, and photographs of consumer goods produced in New Haven over the past three hundred years.

1_-_The_Cotton_GinYou may already know that the Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Whitney, a Yale graduate, who patented his device to separate cotton from seeds, and built an armory north of the city that would become the first modern American factory.
But did you also know that lollipops were invented in New Haven by the Bradley Smith…

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