Near New Castle in Henry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer
Aeronaut and Pioneer
of Heavier than Air aviation
Born in Henry County Indiana
April 16th 1867
Died May 30th 1912
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1839.
Location. 39° 56.868′ N, 85° 23.08′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Indiana, in Henry County. Marker is on North Memorial Drive south of East Waycross Drive, on the right when traveling south. Going South on North Memorial Drive (a.k.a. State Road #3) south of East Waycross Drive - - park in the 'parking pull-off'. Marker is on the left and easily seen. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2221 North Memorial Park, New Castle IN 47362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Co. I 152nd Inf. 38th Div. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Co. G 152nd Inf. 38th Div. (about 500 feet away); Henry County War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Henry County Poor Farm Cemetery. (about 800 feet away); Henry County Memorial Park W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana (approx. ¼ mile away); USS Hyman DD732 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,246 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.