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Grave of Elijah Jefferson Bond

1847-1921 (Green Mount Cemetery) Elijah Bond was best known for filing the first United States patent for the Ouija board. Born in Harford County, MD in 1847, Bond became a successful lawyer in Baltimore City, starting his own practice in the 1870s. He filed the Ouija patent on behalf of the Kennard Novelty Company in 1891.

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Taken on March 19, 2011