If you are interested in aviation or history, learn more about the Wright Brothers and the history of the first flight at Kitty Hawk with renowned aviation historian Darrell Collins at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. His presentation, which takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, October 4, in Kiehle Auditorium, will be followed by a question and answer period. The presentation is free and open to the public and refreshments will follow.
In 1990, Collins was nominated as the National Park Service top interpretative ranger for the Freeman Tilden award. He was nominated by the Department of the Interior in 1999 to represent the National Park Service for the "Park Ranger Tour Program", an outreach program for children in major U. S. cities. In 2003 the centennial year of the world's first flight at Kitty Hawk, he presented the National Park Service national and international promoting the 100th Anniversary of that great milestone in human history.