Wright at Home: Open House at Hawthorn Hill

last updated 04/09/2024
Wright at Home: Open House at Hawthorn Hill

Join the ranks of Charles Lindbergh, Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison as guests at Orville Wright’s family mansion, Hawthorn Hill. Reservations required.

Event details

Address: 901 Harman Ave., Dayton, OH 45419 [Map/directions]
Event has passed (Sun, Apr 28 2024)
* this page may be updated if event is repeated in the future *
Cost: $40 per person

Travel back in time with "Wright at Home" set for April 28

This special event, an open-house style experience, provides visitors with the opportunity to explore the Wright family mansion, Hawthorn Hill. This year will feature a celebration of Katharine Wright's 150 birthday with pictures, artifacts, and anecdotes.

Join the walking tour and learn about historic Wright family neighbors, including the founder of Cheez-It™ Crackers, a famous Dayton architect, a man nicknamed the "Maker of Machines", and more.

Light refreshments will be provided, including Orville's favorite cookies. Meet Stephen Wright, the brothers' great grandnephew, and purchase Wright family and Oakwood-themed gifts and books.

Wright at Home is presented as a collaboration between Dayton History and the Oakwood Historical Society. Proceeds from this event will benefit both history organizations. 

Reservations required.  Parking at Oakwood Municipal Lot and along Park Avenue.

Hawthorn Hill

Wright at Home: Open House at Hawthorn Hill is taking place at Hawthorn Hill, which is located at 901 Harman Ave. in Dayton. Hawthorn Hill - Hawthorn Hill is the house that served as the post-1914 home of Orville, Milton and Katharine Wright. Located in Oakwood, Ohio.

Dayton History.

Dayton History - Dayton History is Montgomery County's official historical organization.

Oakwood Historical Society.

Oakwood Historical Society - The Oakwood Historical Society was established in 1974 to serve those who have an interest in the study and sharing of Oakwood's heritage.
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