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You Won’t Believe These 9 Things Got Started In Louisiana

Almost everyone knows that Louisiana is the birthplace of Jazz, Gumbo, and hot sauce. But there are many more fascinating inventions that got their start in Louisiana. From crucial developments like the microscope to more leisurely activities like Craps; Louisiana is home to some of the most intriguing inventions in history. Here’s 9 of the most exciting.

Can you believe that all of these things were invented in Louisiana? LA is known throughout the country for their innovative students and professors. Do you know of any other inventions our state is home to? Tell us in the comments below!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting