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WOW - Women Over Wisconsin Presentation

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In honor of Women’s History Month, the History Museum at the Castle will host a free presentation by the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame called “WOW - Women Over Wisconsin.” Learn about the first woman passenger to fly in Appleton back in 1911, Wisconsin’s earliest female pilots and airport managers, their contributions to the war effort during World War II and the challenges they faced to make it to the sky. Hear the story of Ruth Harman, Wisconsin’s first female airport manager, Marie Towle-Schuette, the country’s youngest pilot, and two Madison women, who flew 19-day adventure in a tiny Piper J-3 Cub to Florida and back in 1950.

Occurs once: Mar 26, 2012 (6:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
Contact Name: Melissa Taylor
Contact Phone: 920-915-7121
Location:

The History Museum at the Castle
330 E. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911

Ticket Price: Free and open to the public.
Ticketing Phone: 920-735-9370
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