Edward Chalmers Huffaker

Edward Chalmers Huffaker (HM13JB)

Location: Chuckey, TN 37641 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 12.945', W 82° 41.27'

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July 16, 1856 - January 3, 1936

Born near Sevierville, Tennessee, Edward C. Huffaker earned degrees in mathematics and engineering. Between 1890 and 1892, while experimenting with gliders, he discovered the principle by which a curved wing surface generates lift. His work formed the foundation of modern aeronautics. Huffaker worked with Dr. Samuel Langley at the Smithsonian, the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, and Octave Chanute here in Chuckey.
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HM NumberHM13JB
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Marker Number1C 79
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:06pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 348288 N 4009199
Decimal Degrees36.21575000, -82.68783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 12.945', W 82° 41.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 12' 56.70" N, 82° 41' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 985 Chuckey Pike, Chuckey TN 37641, US
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