The world's strangest 'capitals'

Published On: Aug 14 2013 05:59:19 AM PDT

There are some awfully strange claims to fame across these United States. Here are a few lesser known "capitals."

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Farmington, Maine: Earmuff Capital of the World.  Legend says Chester Greenwood's ears turned "chalky white, beet red and deep blue" in the cold. It was this annoyance that motivated a 15-year-old Farmington boy to invent earmuffs and receive a patent in 1877.


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