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January 12, 2015
Fee Free Day at Wright Brothers on January 19
Wright Brothers National Memorial will waive entry fees on Monday, January 19, 2015 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

December 10, 2014
December 17 Celebration at Wright Brothers National Memorial
On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 111st anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air powered flight.

November 07, 2014
Memorial Entrance Fee Proposed for 2015
Wright Brothers National Memorial is proposing to increase the entrance fee into the Memorial.

November 04, 2014
Entrance Fee Waived for Veterans Day - November 11
Acting Superintendent Kym Hall announced today that Wright Brothers National Memorial will join national park units across the country in honoring current and former servicemen and women and their families.

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