History Rising: Connor Prairie’s Balloon Adventure

History Rising: Connor Prairie’s Balloon Adventure

The Goal: to get one of the largest gas filled, tethered balloons up in the air.

Recording the arrival, inflation and creation of Conner Prairie's 1859 Balloon Voyage exhibit, this documentary looks at the process of putting together a major attraction. It follows an international team of experts as they work to get one of the largest gas filled, tethered balloons up in the air. It also tells the story of balloonist John Wise.

    History Rising: Connor Prairie’s Balloon Adventure is a local public television program presented by WFYI.

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