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Home owned by ‘Flying Debutante’ aviator hits the market

November 28, 2018 05:53PM

A six-bedroom house once home to the late Ruth Rowland Nichols, a female aviator known as the “Flying Debutante,” is on the market for $4.825 million, LoHud reported. While Nichols may not be as well known as Amelia Earhart, the former pilot was “the first woman to land in all 48 contiguous states” and “became the first licensed woman seaplane pilot in the U.S. in 1924,” according to LoHud. The house at 289 Grace Church Street in Rye, where Nichols lived with her mother, sits on more than three acres and includes a carriage house, a mudroom and several terraces, the outlet reported. It is listed with William Pitt Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty. [LoHud]