The First Airplane Site in New England

Did you know that Hamilton boasts the first airplane site in New England?

It's true! The Hamilton Board of Selectmen approved the Society's request to place a plaque near Chebacco Lake commemorating this historical milestone in Massachusetts! "February 28, 1910 First powered flight in New England- Augustus M. Herring in a Herring-Burgess #1 took off from the ice at the Chebacco Lake in Hamilton." (reference: MA Aviation Historical Society Inc.).

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