Birthplace of Wilbur Wright

Indiana Historic Marker

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Historic marker in Henry, Indiana noting the birthplace of Wilbur Wright

Historic marker in Henry, Indiana; notes the birthplace of Wilbur Wright, co-inventor of the airplane.  Photo by Hysterical Mark/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution/Share Alike).

Inscription

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
Indiana

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