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Wright Gallery

The Wrights were fascinated with things of the air, but not to the exclusion of all else. Their bicycle company in Dayton, from which they derived their capital to invest in making aircraft parts, occupied much of their waking hours. The one on left is their cycle shop which was on 3rd street, one of six storefronts they rented. On the right is their childhood home which now stands in Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. And although the house is next door to the cycle shop in the Village today, it was about four blocks away at the time it stood in Dayton, Ohio.

WrtCycleShp  Residence

The house was very comfortable and livable. It was a happy house, for the most part. A large family, busy with the activities of daily life lived there.

Inside house