The tape measure is something many of us take for granted. I have never really thought much about what life would be like without one! But on July 14, 1868, Alvin J. Fellows obtained a patent for the new device that he had invented-the tape measure. See if you can correctly match the inventions on our printable to the year each was invented or try your hand at converting these units of length.
(Fits Inventions timeline.)
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