Prairie Flyers: The History of Hooterville Airport & Red Irwin

Thu, Jun 30

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Clinton

Prairie Flyers: The History of Hooterville Airport & Red Irwin

Hooterville Airport near Hallsville has a fascinating history as DeWitt County’s oldest airport. Hooterville’s owner, pilot John Warner IV, will share Irwin’s legacy as a stunt pilot who went on to work as an executive for Gulf Oil. Please call the library at 217-935-5174 to register.

Time & Location

Jun 30, 6:00 PM

Clinton, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA

About the Event

Join us for the final event in the series highlighting the local DeWitt County Museum exhibit, Prairie Flyers: A Century of Aviation in DeWitt County. Hooterville Airport near Hallsville has a fascinating history as DeWitt County’s oldest airport. Hooterville’s owner, pilot John Warner IV, will share Irwin’s legacy as a stunt pilot who went on to work as an executive for Gulf Oil. Enjoy a rare glimpse into one of the county’s most captivating characters. This event is free and open to the public. Please call the library at 217-935-5174 to register.

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