February 14 Birthday: WHO INVENTED THE FERRIS WHEEL? George Ferris

George Ferris
b. February 14, 1859
d. November 22, 1896

WHO INVENTED THE FERRIS WHEEL? GEORGE FERRIS
(Enslow, 2012)

by Sara Latta

Summary:
“Let’s go for a spin! Lots of people have ridden on Ferris Wheels, but
do you know who invented the first one? Learn about George Ferris’s life
and the first Ferris Wheel ever built. Make your own miniature Ferris
Wheel, too!”

The Chicago History Museum has additional information about the first Ferris While.

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