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12 December 2008

Florida Factoid Friday

Dr. John Gorrie of Apalachicola
invented mechanical refrigeration in the mid-1800's.

Click the pic to read more about Dr. Gorrie and his work.


cedrorum said...

Thanks for posting this. I've often told my wife, especially after we moved to the southeast, that there should be a national holiday for the person who invented air conditioning. I never took the time to look up who that was.

SophieMae said...

cedrorum, I heartily agree! I do wonder how I managed to live to the age of 13 without AC. 8-}