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Interesting facts about Massachusetts?

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  1. Massachusetts is the 7th least extensive, but the 14th most populous out of the 50 United States;
  2. Massachusetts is traditionally industrial and with its predominantly urban population, is 3rd most densely settled states in the nation;
  3. According to the US Census Bureau, Massachusetts has the lowest divorce rate in the country with 2.2 divorces per 1000 people;
  4. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invented the first computer in Cambridge in 1928;
  5. The Basketball Hall Of Fame is located in Springfield;
  6. The Boston Cream Pie was invented at the Omni Parker House in Boston. It is the state’s official dessert;
  7. In Holyoke, William G. Morgan, created a new game called “Mintonette” in 1895. After a demonstration given at the YMCA in nearby Springfield, the name “Mintonette” was replaced with the now familiar name “Volleyball”;
  8. The first sewing machine was built in Boston in 1845;
  9. The first US postal zip code in Massachusetts is 01001 at Agawam;
  10. The Children’s Museum in Boston displays a giant milk bottle on the museum’s wharf. If it were real it would hold 50,000 gallons of milk and 8,620 gallons of cream.

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