This national historical park celebrates the legacy of three talented men from Dayton — aviators Wilbur and Orville Wright and the poet, novelist and playwright Paul Laurence Dunbar. These men were lifelong friends who lived in the same neighborhood. The park site includes the Dunbar House where the author spent the last years of his life with his mother, the last surviving bicycle shop that the Wright brothers owned, and the Huffman Prairie Flying Field where the brothers tested some of their early flying machines.

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    National Poetry Month Trivia Challenge

    Apr 2016 | By Jennifer Errick

    Q: The former homes of four prolific American poets are preserved in the National Park System. Can you name these four beloved writers?


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