Ruth Law New York State Historic Marker Dedication
A dedication ceremony for a new historic marker commemorating aviation pioneer Ruth Law will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The event will kick off at 2 p.m. at Hornell High School. A skilled pilot, Ruth Law set a record in 1916 for what was at the time the longest nonstop flight, traveling from Chicago to Hornell, N.Y.
ON NOV. 19, 1916, SET AMERICAN
RECORD FOR LONGEST NON-STOP
FLIGHT TO DATE. FLEW PLANE
FROM CHICAGO TO THIS SITE,
FORMERLY HORNELL FAIRGROUNDS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019