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?
On October 24, 1911, at Kitty Hawk, NC, Orville Wright established a new world soaring record in a 50 mile-per-hour wind of nine minutes and forty-five seconds. This remained a world’s record for 10 years.