Facsimile Masthead of The Missoulian newspaper on June 29, 1911
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Missoula's First Aviation Event— Eugene Ely at Fort Missoula

Missoulian Advertisement June 27, 1911

EUGENE  ELY
The Expert and Noted Aviator
Will Make Several
Sensational Flights
AT
MISSOULA
Wednesday, June 28th 5 p. m.
Near Fort Missoula
The N.P. Ry. and Street Cars Will Run Special
Trains to the Grounds.
Round Trip, Including Admittance to the Grounds, 70¢
Buy Your Tickets Down Town Early
Don't Wait for the Last Car
Band Concert Beginning at 2:45 p. m.
EVERYBODY COME

Missoulian newspaper advertisement for the Ely aviation event
Reproduced with permission of the Missoulian [enlargement]

Missoulian Article June 29, 1911

For easier reading, see text version of the article below.

Missoulian article on the Ely flying event- page 1 column 2 top
Missoulian article on the Ely flying event- page 1 column 2 bottom

Missoulian article on the Ely flying event- page 7 column 2

Text version of the above article »

Eugene Ely's Aviation Accomplishments by Don Spritzer ».