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The Octave Chanute Pages



In the 1970s, the Smithsonian Institution established their "National Landmarks of Flight" program. The National Soaring Museum established its corresponding National Landmarks of Soaring program in 1980 to identify and memorialize sites, individuals, or historic events related to the national history of motor less flight; and in the process collect, reserve and interpret documents and materials related to each approved Landmark.

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For an updated listing visit the Museum's website and click on "Landmarks of Sailing." To go directly to the Chanute Landmark click here.

National Landmarks of Soaring:

The National Soaring Museum (NSM) is a non-profit, educational, and scientific corporation affiliated with the Soaring Society of America (SSA). It is the official repository of the SSA's artifacts and memorabilia. The NSM is located at Harris Hill, Elmira, New York