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|Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force base in Greene and Montgomery counties, adjacent to Fairborn and Dayton, Ohio. It is named after the Wright brothers, who used "Wright field" as their testing ground, and Frank Stuart Patterson, son of NCR Corp. founder Frank Jefferson Patterson, who was killed on June 19, 1918, when his DeHavilland DH-4 crashed at Wright Field.
|Orville Wright's Home at Hawthorn Hill. He moved into Hawthorn Hill in 1914, where he lived until his death in 1948; Dayton, Ohio. Picture was made in 1914.|
|This was the main bicycle shop of the Wright Brothers. Some say the fourth, others the fifth. The brothers opened two in the year 1895. this one and a branch store at 23 West Second Street. The branch store was closed in 1896, the main in 1897. |
|Flight pioneer Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867 in this small farm house near Millville, Indiana. He was the third of seven children born to Milton Wright and Susan Catherine Koerner Wright (married in 1859). Milton was a minister in the United Brethren Church, professor of theology, editor of his church newspaper, and an elected Bishop in his church. Susan excelled in literature and sc...||07/07/2009||386|
|Frank Lloyd Wright's innovative mansion built for heiress Aline Barnsdall in 1921.||09/12/2005||832|
|Mid-sized 2-engine passenger plane.|
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|Close to the Ford motor company lies the historical museum "Greenfield Village". Founded by Henry Ford it shows historical houses and workshops as well as vintage cars and railroads. The house of the Wright Brothers has been rebuilt in Greenfiel Village too.||10/11/2005||343|
|Timeslider to 2/17/2004.
The supercarrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), formerly CVA-63, was the second naval ship named after Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, the site of the Wright brothers' first powered airplane flight. Kitty Hawk was both the first and last active ship of her class, and the last oil fired aircraft carrier in service with the US Navy.
|Life-sized statue of the world's tallest man(2.72m) Robert Pershing Wadlow located near his place of birth in Alton, Illinois.|
|"Conny" is a life-size, 60-foot, ferro-cement model of a male Sperm Whale.||05/17/2008||554|
|Actually the replica of the HMS Bounty stands in the harbour of Sydney.|
Built for the film, "Mutiny on the Bounty" starring Mel Gibson, Bounty is a faithful replica of Captain Bligh's 18th Century Vessel.
The original Bounty was burned by Fletcher Christian at Pitcairn Island in 1789, but the legend lives on.
|In June 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright received a letter from Hilla Rebay, the art advisor to Solomon R. Guggenheim, asking the architect to design a new building to house Guggenheim's four-year-old Museum of Non-Objective Painting. The project evolved into a complex struggle pitting the architect against his clients, city officials, the art world, and public opinion. Both Guggenheim and Wright would...||07/12/2006||586|