Your guide to Arts & Culture in the Central Rappahannock River Region

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Explore the work of eight inventors who changed history with their contributions to science, industry, business, transportation, and communication. Think about the difficulties they faced both personally and professionally. Grades K-6

The inventors and inventions include:

Sarah Boone: Improved the ironing board
Philip Downing: Letter (postal) box
Dr. Charles Richard Drew: Blood preservation
John Lee Love: Portable pencil sharpener
Jan Ernst Matzeliger: Shoe lasting machine
Garrett Morgan: Automatic traffic light
William Purvis: Self-inking stamp
Lloyd Ray: Long-handled dustpan