Birthplace of Wilbur Wright
Location: 1525 N 750 E, 4 miles south of Mooreland & 3 miles north of Millville. (Henry County, Indiana)
Erected Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 33.1966.1
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.
Science, Medicine, and Inventions, Transportation