Dayton in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Commemoration of the Courage, Perseverance and Achievement of Wilbur and Orville Wright
Through original research the Wright Brothers acquired scientific Knowledge and developed theories of aerodynamics which with their invention of aileron control enabled them in 1903 to build and fly at Kitty Hawk the first power-driven man-carrying aeroplane capable of Flight
Their further development of the aeroplane gave it a capacity for service which established aviation as one of the great forward steps in human progress.
As scientists Wilbur and Orville Wright discovered the secret of flight as inventors, builders, and flyers they brought aviation to the world
Location. 39° 47.678′ N, 84° 5.323′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton OH 45433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Biplanes to Rocket Science (within shouting distance of this marker); Cow Pasture to Flight School (within shouting distance of this marker); Final Honors (within shouting distance of this marker); In Case of Floods ... Huffman Dam (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wright Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mormon Migration, Kirkland Camp / Facts About Kirkland Camp (approx. one mile away); The Belly Tank (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
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