George Crum and The Amazing Potato Chip
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George Crum and The Amazing Potato Chip

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    George Crum, inventor of potato chips, was born in Saratoga, NY in 1822. (0:06)

  • 2

    Before potato chips were invented, conventional fried potatoes in the U.S. were thicker and meant to be eaten with a fork and knife. (0:52)

  • 3

    The original name for potato chips were Saratoga chips. (1:20)

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