Dayton in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
31 Years at the Lab
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
(Inscription under the photo in the upper right corner)
At age 76 Orville Wright was still working every day in his lab when he suffered a heart attack. He died at home three days later.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 39° 45.35′ N, 84° 12.833′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Ave and West 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Broadway Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Professor of the Propeller (within shouting distance of this marker); Orville's Last Workshop (within shouting distance of this marker); West Side (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wheels to Wings Birthplace of Aviation (about 600 feet away); Preserved and Enshrined (about 700 feet away); The Neighborhood Geniuses (about 800 feet away); We were always happy on Hawthorne Street... (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
Categories. • Air & Space •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.