BIRTHPLACE OF WILBUR WRIGHT
April 16, 1867~May 30, 1912
Co~inventor of the airplane
With his brother, Orville, he began studying flight, 1896; built first model airplane, 1899; began gliding, 1900; and achieved first successful powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, December 17, 1903.
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission - 1966