The Delaplane
Through the efforts of Jim Hickin, DAHF Trustee, the dedication ceremony of the State of Delaware Historic Marker commemorating the "First Flight of the Delaplane" occurred on June 25th, 2011, at Wawaset Park in Wilmington.
Hugh, Horning, President of the Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame (DAHF), welcomes attendees to the dedication ceremony.Al Suber, DAHF Trustee, introduces Rachel Anderson- DAHF Trustee & President of The 99's, Dan Coons- Founder of DSU Aviation Science Program, Frank Ianni- DAHF Trustee &  Board Member of the Friends of Bellanca Airfield Museum, and Jim Hickin, DAHF Trustee & Chairman of the Marker project.Tom Summers, Outreach Services Manager of the Delaware State Archives, commences the unveiling ceremony.Tom Summers and Jim Hickin do the honors of the unveiling.Tom Summers reading the marker's inscription.State Representative Gerald Brady joined the ceremony to read the Governor's Proclamation of the Delaplane.(L-R): Hugh Horning- President of DAHF, State Representative Gerald Brady, Jim Hickin- DAHF Trustee and Chairman of the Marker Project, Harold Schneikert- President of the Wawaset Park Community Assoc., and Tom Summers- Delaware State Archives.The Marker as it appears along Greenhill Ave. in Wawaset Park, Wilmington.
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