Dad-Related Facts for Your Father’s Day Picnic

Happy Father’s Day! Here are some conversation starters you can use around the grill today.

1. Halsey Taylor invented the drinking fountain as a tribute to his father, who succumbed to typhoid fever after drinking from a contaminated public water supply in 1896.

2. George Washington, the celebrated Father of Our Country, had no children of his own. Researchers believe that childhood illnesses may have rendered him sterile. He did adopt the two children from Martha Custis’ first marriage.

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