Museum After Hours: Lindbergh, the Lone Eagle


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“Lindbergh, the Lone Eagle”
Charles Pautler

On May 21, 1927, a 25-year-old aviator named Charles A. Lindbergh flew non-stop from New York to Paris, a feat which made him an international star. Lindbergh became known as “the Daredevil” during his time working as a barnstormer out of Bird City, Kansas. Learn about Lindbergh’s childhood and background, his training, the airplane that got him there, and his growing resentment towards being a celebrity. The presentation will be given by Charlie Pautler who managed the Charles A. Lindbergh State Historic Site in Little Falls, Minnesota for eight years.

The Kansas Museum of History is open until 6:30 p.m., admission is half price after 5 p.m. The Museum Store is also open until 6:30 p.m.