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[[caption]] George Scragg, past president of the Early Birds, dedicates plaque as a "Beloit, Wisconsin, Aviation Memorial, Commemorating the Making of Early Aviation History. In 1909 Early Bird Arthur P. Warner, of this City, Purchased, Assembled and Taught Himself to Fly a Curtiss Pusher Aeroplane at Turtle Ridge on Nearby Highway 15. Awarded by the Early Birds of Aviation, An Organization of Pioneers in Aeronautics, Who Flew Solo Before December 17, 1916." [[/caption]]
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