There are four National Historic Landmarks and
a National Register Historic District located within Dayton Aviation
Heritage National Historical Park. These include The Wright Cycle
Company building, Hoover Block, Huffman Prairie Flying Field, 1905
Wright Flyer III, and the Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial.
Together these sites tell the story of the lives and legacies of
Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
The Wright Cycle Company Complex
The Wright Cycle Company complex consists of the Wright Cycle
Company building and the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center (the
restored Hoover Block) and the new Aviation Trail Visitor Center and
Wright Cycle Company
The fourth bicycle shop operated by the Wrights is the only building
remaining as testament to their bicycle business. The Cycle Shop
forms a part of the Wright Cycle Company complex. Designated as a
National Historic Landmark in 1990.
The brothers operated their second print shop here as Wright &
Wright, Job Printers. The Hoover Block forms a part of the Wright
Cycle Company complex. Designated as part of the West Third Street
Historic District in 1988.
Huffman Prairie Flying Field
Retrace the footsteps and flight path of the Wright brothers. The
Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center helps to explain
the Wrights� accomplishments at Huffman Prairie Flying Field.
Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1990.
1905 Wright Flyer III
The world's first practical airplane built by the Wright brothers
in 1905 and flown at Huffman Prairie Flying Field, is the
centerpiece of the John W. Berry, Sr. Wright Brothers Aviation
Center. Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1990.