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29-77 U.S.S. Akron in the Airdock, circa 1930 (Om3083)

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Marker Details

Title, side A
The Wright House and The Underground Railroad
Title, side B
Old Main Street
Address
417 Main Street
Huron, 44839
Location
417 Main Street
Latitude
41.3945756
Longitude
-82.5543023
Subjects
Aeronautics, Akron

Picture Details

Title
U.S.S. Akron in the Airdock, circa 1930 (Om3083)
Caption
This photograph documents a ceremony celebrating the completion of the frame of the U.S.S. Akron, the first rigid, lighter than air ship (dirigible) built in Ohio. An American flag was being raised as the image was captured. (State Archives Series 741, Box 4 )