1st Woman To Fly Solo Around World Honored At Exhibit In Her Hometown
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The Works museum
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A replica of the single engine Cessna 180 plane Jerrie Mock flew solo around the world is on display at The Works Museum in Newark.
The Works Museum
A new exhibit in Newark tells the story of its hometown native Jerrie Mock. In 1964, she became the first woman to fly solo around the world. Her story, though, is not well known as another female pilot, Amelia Earhart.
To learn more about the exhibit, WOSU's Debbie Holmes spoke with the Marcia Downes, Managing Director at The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology.
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