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WARREN, Ohio - A museum honoring local aviators broke ground in Warren on Saturday.

The Ernie Hall Aviation Museum will be built on North River Road across from Shepherd of the Valley at the Sloas Air Field.

The museum will replicate the hangar at the Hall Flying School originally located where the Howland Township Park is now.

Museum coordinators hope to honor local aviators' contributions to flight.

"We're going to build a museum and it's going to not only be about Ernie Hall, but it's going to be about aviation from people in the local area that have participated in aviation," said Bill Griffin, director of the project.

The $160,000 project is expected to be finished by August.

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