Cookies, Meters, Carts, and Movie Stars

What do Girl Scout cookies, parking meters, shopping carts, and the movies have in common?


— The first Girl Scout cookies were baked and sold by a troop in Muskogee in 1917. The profits were used to send gifts to World War I soldiers.

— The first parking meter in the world was installed in Oklahoma City in 1935.

— The first shopping cart was introduced in Humpty Dumpty grocery stores in 1937.

— Brad Pitt was born in Shawnee in 1963.

What fun facts can you share about a state?

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Joni Vance is an award-winning author of fiction, essay, and poetry. She loves mystery, history, and how God reveals Himself every day.

May God reveal the mystery of His love in your life story.

4 thoughts on “Cookies, Meters, Carts, and Movie Stars

  1. Neat trivia, Joni. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Interesting facts about Oklahoma! I’ll share one more about Oklahoma. Linda Vater lives in Oklahoma and has a garden show on YouTube where she showcases her new home and the gardens she is creating there. If anyone loves flowers, gardens, decorating your home, or thrifting, you would love her channel:)

    • Thanks for reading and sharing about Linda Vater. I’m glad you enjoy her videos. ๐Ÿ™‚

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