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Purcellville in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mother of the Wright Brothers

 
 
Mother of the Wright Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, July 14, 2007
1. Mother of the Wright Brothers Marker
Inscription. Six miles north, at Hillsboro, was born in 1831 Susan Koerner, mother of Wilbur and Orville Wright, inventors of the airplane.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number T-5.)
 
Location. 39° 8.136′ N, 77° 41.684′ W. Marker is in Purcellville, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on E Main Street (Business Virginia Route 7) 0.1 miles east of Pickwick Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Purcellville VA 20132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ambush at Purcellville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Electric Trains on the W&OD (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tracks into History (approx. one mile away); Loudoun County Emancipation Association Grounds (approx. 1.1 miles away); Loudoun Branch, Manassas Gap Railroad (approx. 1.1 miles away); Purcellville Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Beyond Purcellville (approx. 1.2 miles away); Goose Creek Friends 1817 Meeting House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Purcellville.
 
Also see . . .  US Centennial of Flight Commission: The Wright Family. (Submitted on July 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
Wider view of the Mother of the Wright Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, July 14, 2007
2. Wider view of the Mother of the Wright Brothers Marker

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,504 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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