Bicycles, Bi-Planes, and Moon Landings: Ohio's Aviation History
Follow the history of aviation from its roots in Dayton with the Wright Brothers' triumphs to your last stop in the hometown of Neil Armstrong. Along the way, you'll visit sites devoted to interpreting the history of developments in the field and honoring the achievements made by some of Ohio's most significant figures.
Begin each track at the location indicated. Important sites from the tour are marked on the map and under each track heading. Sites that are highlighted in blue link to additional information.
Track 1I-75 N through Dayton GPS: 39.757721, -84.203308
Track 2I-75 N at Third Street toward Exit 53A GPS: 39.757721, -84.203308
- Gem City Ice Cream Building
Track 3Springfield Street near Wright-Patterson AFB GPS: 39.796556, -84.084548
Track 4Route 444 toward National Museum of the US Air Force GPS: 39.794210, -84.095758
Track 5Ohio 4 South toward I-75 N to Troy GPS: 39.771604, -84.166131
Track 6Exit 69 for Ohio 25A in Troy GPS: 39.981817, -84.197418
Track 7I-75 North toward Wapakoneta GPS: 40.029694, -84.230953
Track 8I-75 North and OH 119 in Anna GPS: 40.394899, -84.160997