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Limited Time: Original First Flight Materials on Exhibit

As a special treat in honor of the First Flight Photo’s “good run” in the Ohio Memory Madness competition, for a few days only, we have First Flight Photographs (yes there’s more than one—print, that is!) and a piece of … Continue reading






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New Collection: Louis P. Christman Drawings

Upon creating Carillon Park in the early 1940s, Colonel Edward Deeds wished to reconstruct the original Wright Brothers’ 1905 Flyer in one of the park’s buildings. As Orville and Wilbur Wright had never produced a complete set of drawings or … Continue reading






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Feb. 12-13, 1903: Wright Brothers tested 1903 motor

On this day 110 years ago —¬†February 12-13, 1903 — Wilbur and Orville Wright, along with their mechanic Charles Taylor, completed and began testing the 1903 motor. The motor’s body and frame cracked during the tests, and it was determined … Continue reading






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