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Wright Brothers Congressional Gold Medal (Replica)

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 storage.

This is a replica of the original Congressional Gold Medal rewarded to Orville and Wilbur Wright during their Dayton homecoming celebration in 1909. The original medals are in the Wright State University collection.

Transferred from Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center.

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