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Wright Brothers National Memorial
Wright Brothers National Memorial Wright Flyer © John Bunting
Replica of the Wright Bros. first powered airplane.
Wright Brothers National Memorial Camp house interior © John Bunting
Another view of inside of Wright Bros. cabin at Kill Devil Hills
Wright Brothers National Memorial Flight monument © John Bunting
This spot is where the Wright Bros. flyer first flew in December 1903.
Wright Brothers National Memorial Camphouse Interior © John Bunting
Inside of living quarters of the Wright Bros. in NC.
Wright Brothers National Memorial Replica Wright flyer © John Bunting
Inside the visitor center is this replica of the original Wright airplane
Wright Brothers National Memorial Wright Memorial © John Bunting
This memorial is on top of a hill in the park
WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MEMORIAL
WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MEMORIAL
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Manteo, North Carolina   27954

Phone: 252-441-7430
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The first successful sustained powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine were made here by Wilbur and Orville Wright on December 17, 1903. A 60-foot granite monument dedicated in 1932, is perched atop 90-foot tall Kill Devil Hill commemorating the achievement of these two visionaries from Dayton, Ohio. <P>A visit should include touring the museum exhibits, participating in a ranger conducted program, touring the reconstructed camp buildings and first flight trail area, and a climb up Kill Devil Hill to view the memorial pylon. <P>
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Wright Brothers National Memorial is located near Kill Devil Hills


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Plane - Parking at the Airstrip is limited tie-down area is restricted to 24 consecutive hours or a total of 48 hours during any 30-day period. Pilots who wish to stay longer for other purposes may tie down at the Dare County Regional Airport, where fuel and rental cars are available. <P> <br>Car - The park is located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the town of Kill Devil Hills. The Visitor Center is 15 miles northeast of Manteo, NC on US-158. <P> <br>

North Carolina
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North Carolina State Parks

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