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Creya, Connecticut History Detective
 
 
 
Creya, a 10 year-old student at Saint Bernard's School, found some new Famous Connecticut Firsts.
 
The Graham Cracker - Sylvester Graham, inventor of the Graham Cracker, was born in West Suffield Connecticut in 1794. In the 1830's, he moved to Northhampton, Massachusetts, where he developed Graham Flour, a whole-wheat flour. Sylvester Graham was a reformer and natural food advocate.
 
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The Wiffle Ball - The Wiffle ball was invented in 1952 by David N. Mullany of Shelton Connecticut . You can learn more about the invention and the game at the Wiffle Ball website.

We look forward to receiving some more interesting Connecticut history facts from Creya!

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