Item Identifier Number
MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
Orville and Bishop Milton Wright are exiting carriages as they arrive for the medals ceremony during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Five horse drawn carriages are lined up behind the Bishop and Orville Wright on the racetrack at the fairgrounds. In the background, soldiers from the Second and Third Regiments of the Ohio National Guard are lined up in formation. Along the top part of the image, the large crowd witnesses the ceremony.
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ms192_023; Carriages and carts; Ohio--Militia; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; United States. Army; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Horses; Church of the United Brethren in Christ; Rites and ceremonies; Ohio. Army National Guard; Soldiers; Medal ceremonies; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917