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Hammondsport in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cradle of Aviation

 
 
Cradle of Aviation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 27, 2013
1. Cradle of Aviation Marker
Inscription.
Here Glenn H. Curtiss
Piloted "The June Bug"
July 4, 1908
First Kilometer Flight

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Department of Education.
 
Location. 42° 23.927′ N, 77° 13.934′ W. Marker is in Hammondsport, New York, in Steuben County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 54. Touch for map. The marker is not roadside, but in front of the Glenn H. Curtis Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Hammondsport NY 14840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glenn H. Curtiss (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Wheels on the Ground (approx. 0.9 miles away); An Astonishing Sight (approx. one mile away); Larger Than Life (approx. 1.3 miles away); Glenn Hammond Curtiss (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chateau Frank (approx. 5.6 miles away); Gallows Hill (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pulteney Square (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hammondsport.
 
Also see . . .  The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, New York. (Submitted on October 31, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords.
Cradle of Aviation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 27, 2013
2. Cradle of Aviation Marker
Glen Curtis Glen Curtiss Glenn Curtis Glenn H Curtiss Museum Aviation Hammondsport Motorcycle Speed record Aero Club
 
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The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum & Cradle of Aviation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 27, 2013
3. The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum & Cradle of Aviation Marker
Glenn Curtiss at the Controls of The <i>"June Bug"</i> July 4, 1908 image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Glenn Curtiss at the Controls of The "June Bug" July 4, 1908
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on November 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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