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29-77 U.S.S. Akron

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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
Airdock with U.S.S. Akron
Caption
Construction of the USS Akron, the first rigid, lighter than air ship (dirigible) built in Ohio. The airship's first flight was on September 23, 1931. It crashed into the Atlantic Ocean during a storm off the coast of New Jersey on April 4, 1933 (AL00779).