3 history pieces you have to see at Dayton's aviation park

Wilbur and Orville Wright opened Wright & Wright Job Printers in a second floor office suite in West Dayton. The business has been restored at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center and features some of the origianl printing equipment once owned and used by the Wright Brothers. LISA POWELL / STAFF

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Wilbur and Orville Wright opened Wright & Wright Job Printers in a second floor office suite in West Dayton. The business has been restored at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center and features some of the origianl printing equipment once owned and used by the Wright Brothers. LISA POWELL / STAFF

The National Park Service will celebrate its National Park Week from April 16-24.

We visited one of the two national park locations in the region, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park.
What should you see there?

1. Flight innovators, as printers? The park includes a restoration of the Wright brothers' printing shop at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, where some of the original equipment is located.

2. Kitty Hawk artifacts. A display of the tent pegs used by the Wright brothers in Kitty Hawk, N.C., where they made their first manned flight, is one of the numerous pieces available about the history of flight.

3. The Life of Dunbar. Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar is celebrated in photographs and film at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center.

The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, at 16 S. Williams St. in Dayton, is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day in non-winter months.

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