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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Oct 6, 2018

Did you know that the dumpster, now seen behind every convenience store on the planet, was invented in Knoxville, Tennessee?  Today we tell you the story of George Roby Dempster, inventor of the Dempster Dumpster.

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May 17, 2016

In the hills of North Georgia in the 19th century lived a farmer named Micajah Clark Dyer. Dyer wasn’t just a Georgia farmer, though. He was a self-taught inventor and tinkerer whose passion was flight. Clark Dyer devised a very detailed flying machine that not only received a patent from the U.S. Patent office, but […]