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Discovery Museum celebrates Whitehead’s ‘Firsts in Flight’

Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum today marked what many believe is the 117th anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s…

Fairfield celebrates anniversary of Whitehead Flight

First Selectman Mike Tetreau has proclaimed Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 as “Gustave Whitehead Day” in the Town of Fairfield.

Whitehead seated with his daughter Rose beside the “No.21,” built in 1901. He claimed to have made short flights in this aircraft. Whitehead airplane No.22

Gustave Whitehead talk at Fairfield Museum Aug. 13

There will be a Gustave Whitehead talk on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10-2, at the Fairfield Museum & History Center.

Fairfield resident Andy Kosch — Photo by John Kovach

Fairfield celebrates 115th anniversary of Whitehead flight

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that he has proclaimed Sunday, August 14, 2016 as “Gustave Whitehead Day” in the Town of Fairfield.

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