First Person To Fly Off A Ship To Be Honored

WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA – Memorial ceremonies for Eugene Ely, the first person to take off and land an airplane from and onto a ship, will be held Sunday, October 23, 2011 at East York Cemetery, 7 miles east of Williamsburg, Iowa. The ceremony will start at 12:30 pm. Flyover will be at 12:50 pm. For additional information contact Anton Vanicek at 563-571-5711 cell or 563-264-2497 home, or email

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