The First Cash Register Was Used At This Old, Charming Supply Store In Ohio From The 1800s
Did you know that an Ohioan invented the world’s first cash register? Most people don’t. It’s a little-known piece of Ohio history that’s downright fascinating. James Ritty of Dayton, Ohio is credited with inventing the cash register and it was first used in the Miners’ Supply Co. in Coalton, Ohio. Here’s how this one-of-a-kind machine got its start in Ohio:
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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