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Happy Birthday to Orville and Katharine Wright!

“Saturday, August 19 (1905), At home. It is Orville’s and Katharine’s birthday anniversary. Called at Lorin’s at 4:30, rain.” -Milton Wright diary entry, August 19, 1905. As you can see, August 19 is a very special day for the Wright … 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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McCullough’s “The Wright Brothers” chosen for Big Read

Have you heard? David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers has been chosen for the 2017 Big Read in the Miami Valley! We’re excited that even more people will now be checking out this wonderful book and learning more about the lives and … Continue reading

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