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The First Cracker Was Made in 1792

##EMBED## Click Here to Learn Why Crackers Have Holes The first cracker was made in 1792 by John Pearson in Newburyport, Massachusetts.  Pearson was looking to make a type of biscuit that would last longer than traditional sailor’s biscuits without spoiling. He eventually mixed just flour and water, baked it, and called his invention “Pearson’s Pilot Bread”.  This later became […]

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