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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
Wilbur Wright and his friend Wilbur Landis (left) are exiting a carriage during the Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration opening ceremonies on the morning of June 17, 1909. The opening ceremonies were held at Van Cleve Park (also known historically as Newcom Park or the Log Cabin Park), which is now RiverScape MetroPark. Two rows of heralds are surrounding Wilbur Wright and Wilbur Landis. Behind Wright is a carriage and its driver with a passenger exiting. In the background under a line of trees is part of the crowd that witness the events.
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ms192_008; Actors; Opening ceremonies; Spectators; Rites and ceremonies; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Landis, Wilbur E., 1862-1932; Van Cleve Park (Dayton, Ohio); Courts and courtiers; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Ten Dayton Boys; Parks--Ohio--Montgomery County; RiverScape MetroPark (Dayton, Ohio); Heralds; Carriages and carts