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Wright Brothers plane over Ft. Myer in Arlington - 1909
Witnessing History: Orville Wright's Flight Record at Fort Myer in 1909
Relive the momentous event of Orville Wright's flight record at Fort Myer in 1909 with this high-resolution image from the Library of Congress. Witness history!
#WTF: The Macabre Story of the Creecy Hatchet Murder and Suicide in the Mayflower Hotel
In 1930, a prominent military officer, Col. Richard B. Creecy, committed suicide in the Mayflower Hotel after trying to kill his wife with a hatchet. This strange story includes a bizarre connection to the first airplane fatality in history.

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