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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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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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Harry Haskell delights crowd with Maiden Flight lecture

We were so pleased to have Harry Haskell present a lecture last Tuesday about his new book, Maiden Flight, a fictionalized narrative of the love story between the Wright Brothers’ sister, Katharine Wright, and Harry’s grandfather Henry J. Haskell. Maiden Flight (Academy Chicago, … Continue reading

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