• The iconic first flight of the Wright brothers in their 1903 Wright Flyer

    Wright Brothers

    National Memorial North Carolina

Kite Making

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News Release Date: July 15, 2008

Wright Brothers National Memorial Volunteer Don Dailey of Kitty Hawk helps future flier B.J. from central Virginia get his lines straight during a kite-making program this past Tuesday morning. The national park sites on the Outer Banks; Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial offer over 350 free programs per week to park visitors throughout the summer months. To learn more, visit the parks’ websites: www.nps.gov/caha, www.nps.gov/wrbr, www.nps.gov/fora ; or get a copy of the park newspaper, In The Park, at any NPS visitor center or Outer Banks Visitors Bureau welcome center.NPS photo.

 

Did You Know?

Cloth and wood taken to the moon.

Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the moon, carried with him a piece of the cloth and wood from the original 1903 Wright Flyer.