MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL

Historical Landmark

Description:
At Otay Mesa, in 1883, John Joseph Montgomery made the first flight in a heavier-than-air craft 20 years before the Wrights. Montgomery made many more glider flights before accepting a professorship at Santa Clara College, where he continued his interest in aviation.


Registration Date: 9/11/1959

Location:
City: San Diego
County: San Francisco

Directions:
Montgomery-Walker Park, NE corner of Coronado Ave and Beyer Blvd, South San Diego


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