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'Stultzie' Celebrated as Blair County Hero

Wilmer Stultz was just three years old when Wilbur and Orville Wright made their first controlled flight south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, yet in a few short years he would develop a fascination for aviation putting him on a notable path for himself and his hometown of Williamsburg.

This month 93 years ago, residents of Blair County and the northern Morrisons Cove community of Williamsburg turned out en mass to celebrate this country boy who regularly rubbed shoulders with the likes of Commander Richard Byrd, famous for his flight to the North Pole and Amelia Earhart, American aviation pion...


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