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    GALLERY: Earhart - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Lisa Reece, president of Maine Aeronautics, left, shows Karen Munzing, 3, the controls of a plane during an Amelia Earhart event Saturday at the Augusta State Airport.

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    Dave Collier, left, of Oakland, Mary Build, of Naples, and Steve Gifford, of Oakland, examine 1934 tickets for a plane ride autographed by Amelia Earhart that both men had brought to an Earhart event Saturday at the Augusta State Airport. The tickets were sequential, and both men said that the tickets had been saved by their mothers.

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    These items from Maine Air Museum were on display Saturday at an Amelia Earhart event at the Augusta State Airport.

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    Visitors look at airplanes Saturday during an Amelia Earhart event at the Augusta State Airport.

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    Dave Collier, of Oakland, who attended an Amelia Earhart event Saturday at the Augusta State Airport, brought in an autographed ticket from when his mother took a plane ride with Earhart.

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    GALLERY: Earhart - AP | of | Share this photo

    An undated photo shows Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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    Amelia Earhart receives flowers from 5-year-old Gladys Chase, of Augusta, on Aug. 14, 1934, at the Augusta airport. The two were photographed in the doorway of a Boston & Maine Airways Stinson SM-6000B passenger plane.

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    GALLERY: Earhart - Photo courtesy of Maine State Museum | of | Share this photo

    Amelia Earhart visited the Augusta airport in 1934 as part of a promotional tour. On Saturday, aviation enthusiasts will gather at Maine Instrument Flight next to the Augusta State Airport to mark the 80th anniversary of her visit to Maine.

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    Photo courtesy of Maine State Museum Amelia Earhart at the airport in Augusta in 1934.

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