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Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial is also a part of the National Park's Service's Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and the Dayton Aviation Trail. The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park commemorates three exceptional men - Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar - and their work in the Miami Valley. The Heritage Trail is made up of the National Park and four partners, and it contains four separate sites. In addition to Dunbar State Memorial, they are The Wright Cycle Company building and Wright brothers' print shop building; Huffman Prairie Flying Field; and the John W. Berry, Sr. Wright Brothers Aviation Center.