• Wilbur and Orville Wright: their names carved into the Wright Brothers Monument.

    Wright Brothers

    National Memorial North Carolina

Suggested Reading

Are you looking for further information on the Wright Brothers? Check out these links to find lots of great resources to help your students learn about these amazing American inventors.

To Fly is Everything - Mississippi State University

Wright State University - Aviation History

FAA - Aviation and Space Education

National Air & Space Museum

FAA / The Wright Brothers

Flight of Inspiration

First Flight

Did You Know?

Sculpture of John Daniels taking the picture

John Daniels, who was employed at the Kill Devils Hills Life-Saving Station in North Carolina was asked to take the now famous photograph of the first flight. Daniels had never operated a camera until the morning of the flight.