You Probably Didn’t Know These 15 Awesome Inventions Came From Virginia

From fire to the wheel to rockets– new things are always being discovered, created and invented. Virginia has made her fair share of contributions to the world thanks to some pretty incredible people who either did their work in Virginia or got their start here. In fact, the National Inventors Hall of Fame is located in Alexandria. If creative geniuses are your cup of tea, then it’s definitely worth checking out. In the meantime, here are a few Virginia inventions and inventors that have made the world a better place…

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There’s no doubt. Virginia is full of big brains and great ideas. How many of these had you already heard about? I’d love to hear of any more that you know!