The "Master Motor Builders" at Packard
made some of the world's best engines for both automobiles and aircraft. Packard first manufactured aircraft engines during World War I and continued after that war. Packard used the nearly mile-long . . . — — Map (db m137673) HM
Detroit was abuzz with aviation fever in the 1920s.
Eddie Stinson, a successful aviator and stunt pilot, gained financing from Detroiters to build and test-fly the prototype Stinson Detroiter airplane — the first airplane with an . . . — — Map (db m137695) HM
The Wright brothers made four successful sustained powered flights the morning of December 17, 1903. The commemorative granite boulder and replica monorail mark the lift-off point of those four flights, the numbered markers the terminating point. . . . — — Map (db m136217) HM
Tradition links this tree
with the name of
Captain Robert Gray
who on May 7th 1792, entered
this harbor in his ship Columbia.
This tablet was erected in his honor by
Robert Gray Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution . . . — — Map (db m117933) HM
Built by the US Navy in 1918 as a hangar to house amphibious aircraft for the aviation training corps, this building served as the University of Washington's shell house from 1920 to 1949. Several generations of Husky oarsmen trained here, including . . . — — Map (db m135912) HM