Believe it or not, Buffalo was actually a hotbed for inventions back when the city was booming in the 1800s to the mid-1900s.

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Chicken wings are probably the one thing everyone knows and although that is among the items, that wouldn't come until later on the timeline (Teressa Bellissimo in 1964 at the Anchor Bar).

Here are some things you may not know were invented or introduced here in the Queen City, courtesy of Buffalo History Highlights and Only In Your State.