100 years ago in Marblehead - Marine Lieut. Alfred Cunningham - after only 2 hours and 40 minutes of instruction at the Burgess's Aircraft factory, strapped himself into a Burgess Wright B-1 Hydro flyer and took off from Marblehead Harbor becoming US Marine Corp Aviator #1.

The centennial celebration of this historic flight is coming home to Marblehead this August 3,4.

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