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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana (approx. ¼ mile away); USS Hyman DD732Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated to the Henry County Veterans (approx. 1.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Henry County Indiana (approx. 1.4 miles 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 1,161 times since then and 4 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.