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Octave Chanute & Glider Flying in the Indiana Dunes
Start Date: 6/25/2017Start Time: 12:30 PM
Event Description:
Douglas Environmental Education Center
100 North Lake Street
Gary, IN 46403

Learn the history of Octave Chanute and his early glider design that influenced future efforts to develop successful flying machines.  Chanute tested his design at the Indiana Dunes in 1896/1897.  This film follows Chanute and his supporters through narrative and historic photographs and news reporting.  Following the film there will be a guided walk to the Chanute Trail at Marquette Park.

Event Sponsor: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore - Douglas Center

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Name: Simine Short
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