Coffee With Jeff #109: Who Invented Monopoly?

29 mins - Published Sun, Oct 16, 2016 by Jeff Kelley

It was the perfect great American success story; a down and out family man going from rags to riches with nothing more than his own ingenuity, inventing a game in his basement to support his family during the Depression. It was the story of the world’s most popular board game.

Unfortunately, it was a lie.

This week, we tell the story of Elizabeth J. “Lizzy” Magie; the real creator of the game!

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