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Tag Archives: Wright Brothers
Tucked away in both our local history and our aviation collections are some wonderful stories of mothers from the past. If you have been following our postings on the Patterson brothers during the Civil War, you already know that most … Continue reading
“A Christmas Folksong” by Paul Laurence Dunbar De win’ is blowin’ wahmah, An’ hit’s blowin’ f’om de bay; Day’s a so’t o’ mist a-risin’ All erlong de meddah way; Dey ain’t a hint o’ frostin’ On de groun’ ner in … Continue reading
December 17, 1903. At 10:35 a.m., Orville Wright takes off into a 27 mph wind. The distance covered was 120 feet, and the time aloft was 12 seconds. Wilbur can be seen at right. The picture was taken with Orville’s … Continue reading