HomeVisitMuseum ExhibitsFact SheetsDisplay

Wright Brothers Pin

The Wright Brothers Pin and replica Congressional Gold Medal honored Orville and Wilbur Wright during their 1909 Dayton homecoming celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The Wright Brothers Pin and replica Congressional Gold Medal honored Orville and Wilbur Wright during their 1909 Dayton homecoming celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

This pin commemorates the 1909 Dayton homecoming celebration of Orville and Wilbur Wright's return from Europe. There was a two-day celebration featuring parades, fireworks, dinners and speeches. At this celebration, the Wright brothers were presented Congressional Gold Medals.

Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kerby.

Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

 

Find Out More
Line
Related Fact Sheets
Wright Brothers Congressional Gold Medal (Replica)
Line
Note: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the National Museum of the USAF, the U.S. Air Force, or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein.

Featured Links


Plan Your Visit
E-newsletter Sign-up
Explore Museum Exhibits
Browse Photos
Visit Press Room
Become a Volunteer
Air Force Museum Foundation