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New novel Maiden Flight celebrates the “Wright sister”

The love letters of Katharine Wright—Wilbur and Orville’s sister—form the basis for this true-to-life love story In 1926 at age 52, Katharine Wright made the decision to leave her home in Dayton, Ohio—and more importantly her world-famous and intensely possessive … Continue reading






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Katharine Wright on Books

Katharine Wright, Wilbur and Orville’s younger sister, loved to read. In honor of National Library Week, here is a quotation from Katharine about books: It does my heart good to get hold of a book that doesn’t “hit you between … Continue reading






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Happy Birthday, Orville (and Katharine)!

Did you know that Orville Wright and his younger sister Katharine share the same birthday? They were both born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 19th: Orville in 1871 and Katharine in 1874. Orville and Katharine would have shared many birthday … Continue reading






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