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Hawthorn Hill (Orville Wright Mansion)

Oakwood, Ohio
County of Montgomery.
National Register Number: 74001585
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: OH-3 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 17, 1991):
Significant for its association with Wilbur and Orville Wright, inventors of the airplane, Hawthorn Hill (1914) represents the direct expression of the wealth and fame reaped by the Wright Brothers as a result of their accomplishment. Many of the mechanical features of the house were designed by Orville Wright and reflect his creative genius. For 34 years, this house was the gathering place for the greats and near greats in the history of American aviation.

Condition:
Currently there are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes since the last reporting period.


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