The Parker Brothers company began in Salem, Massachusetts, just north of Boston. The company was founded by George S. Parker in 1883. In 1888, George's brother joined the company giving it it's new name, Parker Brothers.
Parker Brothers went on to create the most famous of all board games, Monopoly. The company had a long, successful run creating beloved board games and puzzles.
The company is currently a subsidiary of the toy company, Hasbro, another New England company.
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