(UsKings.us ) In 1888, a man named Marvin Stone invented the original paper straw and patented his idea. That patent became the foundation for the company Stone later created—the same company that manufactures Aardvark®, The Original Paper Straw, today. Stone’s patent and his innovative spirit for all things round and tubular lives on with Aardvark®.
(USKings.us) The American Discovery Trail is a system of recreational trails and roads which collectively form a coast-to-coast hiking and biking trail across the mid-tier of the United States. Horses can also be ridden on most of this trail.
(USKings.us) Acuity Brands, Inc. is a lighting and building management solutions provider headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with operations throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.
(USKings.us) The Centennial Light is the world's longest-lasting light bulb, burning since 1901. It is at 4550 East Avenue, Livermore, California, and maintained by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department.
(UsKings.us ) Nearly 40 years ago 1888 Mills’ Chairman, Mr. Abdul Yaqub, founded Eastern Imports with the vision to provide quality textile products at a lower cost to the health care industry. To gain access into the retail market, Eastern Imports joined forces with Shelnor Mills in 1987, a leading kitchen textile producer. Eastern Shelnor realized the importance of a true global platform and merged with USA based manufacturer 1888 Mills, LLC in 2001. The 1888 Mills name pays tribute to the history of textile manufacturing.
Bantam Lake Ski Club (Connecticut state) : The oldest, continuously operating water ski club in the United States
(USKings.us) The Bantam Lake Ski Club of Connecticut was established in 1958 by a group of local water ski enthusiasts. It is the oldest, continuously operating water ski club in the United States. They are a very active club and pride ourselves on a family oriented membership of over 100 members.
Conservatory of Flowers (California State) : The oldest remaining municipal wooden conservatory in the United States
(UsKings.us ) The Conservatory of Flowers is a greenhouse and botanical garden that houses a collection of rare and exotic plants in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California.
Mt. Olive Pickle Company (North Carolina State) : The largest independent pickle company in the United States
(UsKings.us ) The Mount Olive Pickle Company is an American food processing company located in Mount Olive, North Carolina.
Deere & Company (Illinois state) : The largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment and a major U.S. producer of construction, forestry, and lawn and grounds care equipment
(USKings.us) John Deere is the brand name of Deere & Company, an American corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment. In 2018, it was listed as 102nd in the Fortune 500 America's ranking and was ranked 394th in the global ranking. The company also provides financial services and other related activities.
Hendrick Manufacturing Company (Pennsylvania state) : The oldest perforated metal manufacturer in the United States.
(USKings.us) Hendrick Manufacturing Company is an American perforated metal manufacturer founded in 1876 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, where it is still based. Over the years, additional manufacturing locations were established in California, Tennessee, Kentucky and Illinois. Plants in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Illinois are still in operation.