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Near New Castle in Henry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer

 
 
Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
1. Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.
U. S.
In Memoriam
Wilbur Wright
Aeronaut and Pioneer
of Heavier than Air aviation
Born in Henry County Indiana
April 16th 1867
Died May 30th 1912

 
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. Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2221 North Memorial Park, New Castle IN 47362, United States of America.
 
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. mile away); USS Hyman DD732 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated to the Henry County Veterans
Wide View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
2. Wide View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker
(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.
 
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Right View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
3. Right View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker
Full View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
4. Full View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker
Right Full View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
5. Right Full View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker
Long View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
6. Long View - - Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,026 times since then and 34 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.
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