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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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100 Years Ago Today: Wrights move into Hawthorn Hill

One hundred years ago today, the Wrights moved into their new Oakwood mansion Hawthorn Hill. Bishop Milton Wright wrote in his diary, April 28, 1914: We moved from 7 Hawthorn Street, Dayton, Ohio, to Hawthorn Hill, Harmon Ave., Oakwood, Ohio. … Continue reading






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