Carillon Historical Park
This 65-acre historical park includes a number of exhibits and activities that allow children and adults to learn about the history of the city and its role in aviation, engineering, and manufacturing. The park includes the Wright Flyer III, a National Historic Landmark. Built in 1905, this version of the Wright Brother's pioneering aircraft design became the first practical airplane in world history. The park is also home to 25 historic buildings, a carousel, theater, children's museum, and the Deeds Carillon, a 151-foot tall bell tower.
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