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Charles Brace Darrow’s Contribution To The World: Monopoly

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Darrow’s “Monopoly” made him a millionaire, but it wasn’t completely original. It was an adaptation of “The Landlord’s Game” patented over three decades earlier by Elizabeth J. Magie:

 

Elizabeth Phllips (nee Magie) renewed her patent in 1924.

[Found here.]

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2 Responses to “Charles Brace Darrow’s Contribution To The World: Monopoly”

  1. ksbeth Says:

    ah, interesting. i had no idea

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    ksbeth– What’s also interesting is that Parker Bros. had a monopoly on Monopoly until Hasbro acquired the company. Now Hasbro has.

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