Category Archives: Wright Brothers

Rest in Peace: Milton Wright, November 17, 1828-April 3, 1917

One hundred years ago today, Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright, died in his sleep at Hawthorn Hill, the family home he shared with his son Orville and daughter Katharine. He was 88. Milton’s passing was described in … Continue reading






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Wright Brothers Collection Special Showing, March 26, 2017

SC&A invites you to join us on Sunday, March 26, from 1pm-5pm for a special showing of the Wright Brothers Collection as part of the 2017 Big Read. Residents of the Miami Valley selected David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers as Dayton’s … Continue reading






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What Were You Doing on the Day of the First Flight?

Today marks the 113th anniversary of the first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The events of that historic day, December 17, 1903, are well recorded, including Orville Wright’s observations in his diary. Orville closed the entry with the mention … Continue reading






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