Kitty Hawk, North Carolina: Wright Brother's Garage Monument

A 1987 replica of a 1928 monument that marks the spot where the brothers built their first glider -- apparently in a garage -- used to test their flight theories before they built their successful airplane.

Address:
3852 Moor Shore Rd, Kitty Hawk, NC
Directions:
From US-158/N. Croatan Hwy turn east at the stoplight onto Kitty Hawk Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn left (no stoplight) onto Moor Shore Rd. Drive about 100 yards. You'll see the monument on the right, in someone's front yard.
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Wright Brothers Memorial Marker.

Wright Brothers Memorial Marker

This is a 1987 replica of the original 1928 monument dedicated to the Wright Brothers first glider build in Kitty Hawk. While it is near the road, it also is in someone's front yard. A nice to start to one's Wright Brothers Outer Banks tour.

[Larry Bauch, 06/16/2022]

Unofficially known as the Wright Brother's Garage Monument, it marks the spot where the brothers built their first glider -- apparently in a garage -- which was used to test their flight theories before they built their successful airplane.


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