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Ohio Fun Facts

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  1. Cleveland was the first city to use a traffic light
  2. Cincinnati was the first city to use an ambulance service
  3. The Life Saver hard candy was created by candy manufacturer Clarence Crane of Garrettsville, Ohio
  4. 50% of the United States population lives within a 500-mile radius of Columbus, Ohio
  5. Akron, Ohio was the first city to use police cars
  6. Ohio has the largest Amish population of any state in the nation
  7. Ohio had the first automobile service station
  8. Roy J. Plunkett of New Carlisle, Ohio invented Teflon in 1938
  9. The first airplane was invented by Dayton natives the Wright Brothers
  10. Dresden is the home of the world's largest basket. It is located at Basket Village USA.
  11. The state of Ohio was named after the river 'Ohio'. The Ohio River was named for the Iroquois word, “Ohi-yo” meaning “Continuously-spilling Creek”
  12. In 1879, Cleveland became the first city to be lighted by electricity
  13. By state law, no one may be arrested on a Sunday or on the Fourth of July in Ohio, which is totally awesome and definitely not enforced
  14. Cuyahoga River of Ohio was nicknamed “The River That Caught Fire” as the river has caught on fire at least 13 times. The river's pollution and burning covered extensively in the press and the coverage spurred the environmental movement which eventually led to the establishment of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  15. The Cuyahoga River is the only river in the country to flow both North and South

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