Few People Know That Nevada Is The True Birthplace Of Blue Jeans

It turns out that Nevada was the birthplace of many inventions that are considered commonplace items today, ranging from hard hats for construction workers to video slot machines (surprise, surprise.) But did you know that Nevada was the TRUE birthplace of blue jeans, as well? Based out of San Francisco, Levi Strauss & Co. are largely credited for creating denim jeans as we know them today. However, the history of blue jeans actually starts in the city of Reno, Nevada. Check it out:

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Did you know that Nevada was the birthplace of blue jeans? We learn something new about the Silver State every single day! Check out more fascinating tidbits of Nevada inventions when you read about 12 Things That Most People Don’t Know Come From Nevada.