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Wright Brothers National Memorial, NC

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Flying a kite
Flying a kite

Kids young and old can follow in the footsteps of the Wright Brothers and test their hand at flying a kite

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Big Hill and Monument
Big Hill and Monument

View of the Big Hill and the Wright Brothers Monument

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Flight line
Flight line

Visitors walking in the location of the Wright Brothers first four flights

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Racing the Wright Brothers
Racing the Wright Brothers

Child reaches the finish line, racing to see if he can run faster than the Wright Brothers flew

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Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where, after four years of experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights in 1903...[more]

Address

Wright Brothers National Memorial
100 N. Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Email:wrbr_information@nps.gov

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Directions

From Nags Head, head north on US 158 for about 5 miles and turn left onto Wright Memorial Dr. From Kitty Hawk, head south on US 158 for about 3.5 miles and turn right onto Wright Memorial Dr.

Activities
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  • BIKING BIKING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
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