Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park


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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

Address:16 S Williams St
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone:937-225-7705
Fax:937-222-4512
Web: www.nps.gov/daav/
Size: 86 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 16, 1992.
Location:The four park sites are located throughout Dayton, Ohio.
Facilities:Restored museum and exhibits operated by the National Park Service are located at Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center and Aviation Trail Visitor Center and Museum and the Wright Cycle Company building. Exhibits and visitor services are also available at the Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial and Carillon Historical Park.
Activities:Ranger-guided and self-guided tours.
Special Features:Park preserves the area's aviation heritage associated with Orville and Wilbur Wright, their invention and development of aviation, and the life and works of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, a friend and classmate of the Wright brothers. Sites includes: the Wright Cycle Company Complex, including the Wright Cycle Company building and the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center (restored Hoover Block) and the Aviation Trail Visitor Center and Museum; the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center; the Wright Memorial; the Wright Brothers Aviation Center, featuring the 1905 Wright Flyer III; and the Paul Laurence Dunbar House State Memorial.

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