Birthplace of Wilbur Wright

Birthplace of Wilbur Wright (HM2J9)

Location: New Castle, IN 47362 Henry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.298', W 85° 14.583'

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April 16, 1867 - May 30, 1912

Co-inventor of the airplane
With his brother, Orville,
he began studying flight, 1896;
built first model airplane, 1899;
began gliding, 1900; and achieved
first successful powered flight
at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina,
December 17, 1903
HM NumberHM2J9
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number33.1966.1
Year Placed1966
Placed ByIndiana Sesquicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 10:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 650075 N 4424236
Decimal Degrees39.95496667, -85.24305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.298', W 85° 14.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 17.88" N, 85° 14' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1360-1740 N County Rd 750 E, New Castle IN 47362, US
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