Charles Lindbergh is best known as an international hero for completing the first solo, nonstop flight between New York City and Paris. In addition to being a skilled aviator, Lindbergh was also an amateur scientist, inventor, and leader in the early conservation movement.

However, just like many of our role models today, Lindbergh was a flawed individual, known for his involvement in the isolationist movement leading up to WWII and extramarital affairs as an older adult. Learn about Lindbergh’s complex legacy, as well as the creation of the historic site and state park and the foundation that honors Charles and his wife, Anne.