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A large, three-story brick building with a lamppost and sign out in front of it.
View of the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center from Williams St.

NPS / T. Engberg

Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center

16 South Williams Street
Wilbur and Orville started their careers as printers and operated their second print shop, outside the home, here as Wright & Wright Job Printers. In this location, the Wrights edited and published newspapers for the West Side patrons. The Dayton Tattler, written by Paul Laurence Dunbar, was also printed at this location. Designated as part of the West Third Street National Register Historic District in 1988.

To contact the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, please call the main park # at 937-225-7705. You can also send an email to the park.

A long, wide one-story building with three people walking away from it in the crosswalk of a road.
Visitors exiting the Huffman Prairie Interpretive Center on the Wright-Patterson AFB.

NPS / Tom Engberg

Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center

2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Exhibits focus on the Wright brothers' development of the world's first practical airplane at Huffman Prairie in 1904 and 1905, their flying school starting in 1910, and the accomplishments of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

To contact the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, please call 937-425-0008. You can also send an email to the park.

Maps and Directions are available to both of the above sites.

Last updated: September 20, 2021

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Mailing Address:

16 South Williams Street
Dayton, OH 45402


937 225-7705

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