1866 – Born in Westchester County, New York.
1885 – Binney took control of his father’s business, Peeksill Chemical Co.
– He created the first dustless white chalk.
1900 – With his cousin C. Harold Smith, Edwin Binney opened a mill in Easton, Pennsylvania to produce slate pencils.
1902 – The invention was awarded a gold medal at the St. Louis World’s Fair.
1903 – Binney & Smith produced the first box of Crayola crayons.
1911 – Binney family was spending time in St. Lucie County.
1934 – Edwin Binney died.