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Aull About History 8 – Our Aeronautic History


Welcome to the eighth episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post, in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library.

Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and north-central West Virginia.

In this episode, historians Nathan Wuertenberg and Mike McClung take a look at Morgantown’s rich history of flight. Hear about the first airplane built in West Virginia, hometown war heroes, and President Nixon’s Air Force One pilot.

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A historic photo shows West Virginia’s first airplane. The hand-written caption reads, “Garrison Kinderman Biplane, First Flying Machine Built in West Virginia.” (Courtesy of the Aull Center)

Music in this episode:

“Frog In The Well” by Lucas Gonze
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucas_Gonze/Ghost_Solos/LGonze-GhostSolos-FrogInTheWell

Lofi Sadness by RamolPro
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6789-lofi-sadness
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license