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The Story of the Wright Company Factory Murals

Updated: Nov 16, 2023

The Art Show - Think TV and CET Presentation:

A new video from *The Art Show features the historic Wright Company Factory Buildings, and the striking murals created to accompany the restoration of the site. The video provides background on the history of the structures built by the Wright Brothers in 1910 & 1911 as the first the first purpose-built airplane manufacturing facility. The video highlights the current efforts of the City of Dayton, the National Aviation Heritage Alliance, and Dayton's own national park, the Dayton Aviation Heritage Historical National Park to rescue the buildings from a catastrophic fire in March of 2023 and preserve it for future generations. *This video segment will be part of upcoming airings of "The Art Show", which is a feature of the PBS affiliates Think TV (Dayton) and CET (Cincinnati).

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For some more history on the Wright Factory Buildings see these links:


Dayton Aviation Heritage National Hisorical Park: https://www.nps.gov/daav/learn/news/3-26-23-wcf-fire.htm

City of Dayton -Wright Factory Redevelopment : https://www.daytonohio.gov/1115/Wright-Factory-Redevelopment-Project

David McCullough: Save Wright brothers factory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beP7uXPhE0A


 

The Wright Company Factory Buildings are sites on the Aviation Trail







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