Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina: Wright Brothers First Flight

National Memorial preserves the spot where the Wright Bros. flew their first airplane on December 17, 1903.

Address:
1000 N. Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Directions:
Entrance to the park is on the west side of US Hwy 158, five miles south of the Wright Memorial Bridge.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
252-473-2111
Admission:
Adults $4.00
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Wright Brothers first flight.

Wright Brothers First Flight

National Memorial preserves the spot where the Wright Bros. flew the first airplane on December 17, 1903 -- that is, if you don't believe the competing "first flight" claims in several other states. There's a small museum, a big monument, and a full-size outdoor bronze replica of the Wright's flimsy flying machine.

[James Peuster, 08/03/2015]

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