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February 16, 2020
World Premiere: Octave Chanute: Patron Saint of Flight (Porter)
Learn about flight pioneer Octave Chanute and his significant impact on the field of aviation
Event Details

Attend the premiere screening of Octave Chanute: Patron Saint of Flight, an hour-long documentary highlighting the life and achievements of Octave Chanute, an early pioneer aviator who experimented with gliders in the Indiana Dunes in the 1890s and whose work influenced the Wright brothers. In addition to the screening, the program will feature presentations/Q&A with filmmaker Paul Nelson and with Chanute biographer Simine Short. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact the Lake County Historical Society at (219)662-3975.

This program received support from a Quantum Leap Grant.

Event Info
February 16, 2020, 2:00pm - 4:00pm