MARBLES

  1. Evidence of marbles games goes back to ancient Egypt and Pompei. It also was played by Native Americans Pre Columbus.
  2. Modern marbles was created in Akron, Ohio by 2 men.
  3. Sam Dyke started mass producing clay marbles in1884.
  4. Martin Frederick Christensen started mass producing glass marbles In 1903.
  5. The object of the game is to knock more marbles out of a circle then your opponents.
  6. There is an annual national marbles tournament held in Wildwood, New Jersey every year.
  7. Since 1588, there has been a world championship held in Britain every year.

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