Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park pays tribute to three of Ohio's most famous men, Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. The Wright Brothers, known for their contributions to the history of aviation, owned the Wright Cycle Company. Paul Laurence Dunbar, a prominent African American writer, is known for his novels, plays, and poetry.The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park includes The Wright Cycle Company, the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, and the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center.
Carillon Historical Park
Official site: www.carillonpark.org
Address: 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45409-2023, United States
Huffman Prairie Flying Field
The Huffman Prairie Flying Field in Dayton is of interest to fans of aviation. It was here that the Wright Brothers perfected their first flying machine. The Huffman Prairie Flying Field is a National Historic Landmark and was designated in 1990. The Wright Brothers also ran a business at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field called the Wright Company School of Aviation.
Address: 2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson Air, Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433, United States
Wright Cycle Company Shop
The Wright Cycle Company opened in this building at this location in 1892. The Wrights operated both the Wright Cycle Company bicycle repair shop as well as a print shop in Dayton. The building is part of Dayton Aviation Heritage, and operated the the National Parks Services.
Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial
This restored Italianate turn-of-the-century structure was the final home of the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. The home contains many of his personal items and his family's furnishings.
Address: 219 Paul Laurence Dunbar Street, Dayton, OH 45401, United States
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Map
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