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Drawing of Pavement Patented by Modicai Levi
Drawing of Pavement Patented by Modicai Levi


Mordicai Levi of Charleston, who is credited with inventing the first brick pavement in the United States, was granted a patent for the process on April 23, 1889.

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Letter Describing the Invention of Mordicai Levi
Patent to Mordicai Levi For the Pavement For Streets Or Roads
Drawing of Pavement Patented by Mordicai Levi


On This Day in West Virginia History: April

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