Dayton-Wright Airplane Factory

Dayton-Wright Airplane Factory (HM232T)

Location: Moraine, OH 45439 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 41.581', W 84° 13.189'

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As part of the newly formed Moraine Development Company owned by Adam Schantz,
Colonel Edward Deeds and Charles Kettering, the Dayton-Wright Airplane Factory was
completed in 1917. Much experimental work in the history of flight was performed in
Moraine. Together with Orville Wright and H. E. Talbot the Delco-Light building was used
to manufacture the country's first bomber: the DeHavilland DH-4. Of 4,846 planes built
in the US, 3,106 were built in Moraine for use in WW I. After the war, this building
was taken over for use by Frigidaire Division of General Motors. (seal)
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HM NumberHM232T
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByCity of Moraine Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 7:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738392 N 4397381
Decimal Degrees39.69301667, -84.21981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.581', W 84° 13.189'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 34.86" N, 84° 13' 11.34" W
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Area Code(s)937, 513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4756-4778 OH-741, Moraine OH 45439, US
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