Posts Tagged: Wright Brothers

'Light Art Grand Tour USA – 50 U.S. Monuments in the Spotlight' comes to Wright Brothers National Memorial

Light Art Concert Event Comes to Wright Brothers Memorial

The National Park Service invites the public to a concert and light art event at Wright Brothers National Memorial on Saturday, September 29, 2018.  Admission to the park grounds will be free from 5pm...

114th First Flight Anniversary Celebration Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

On Sunday, December 17, 2017, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service continued the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 114th anniversary celebration of the first...

'Light Art Grand Tour USA – 50 U.S. Monuments in the Spotlight' comes to Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial Hosting Light Art Show

Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter will illuminate Wright Brothers Monument as part of his Light Art Grand Tour USA this Sunday, October 1.  This special event is open to the public and admission to...

National Aviation Day - August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC

Celebrate National Aviation Day At Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial and the First Flight Society invite you to celebrate National Aviation Day on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. The park will be...

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 67 – Wright Brothers Memorial 113th First Flight Anniversary [Video]

On the Season 3 Finale of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series, OBXE TV Episode 67 goes on location for the 113th First Flight anniversary celebration at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills...

Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary Highlights [Photo Gallery]

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills was celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National Memorial...

Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary To Be Celebrated December 17

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills will be celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National...

Wright Brothers National Memorial Getting New Interactive Exhibits

Starting this November, the historic Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center will undergo a rehabilitation project to preserve and restore its existing architecturally significant features and to rehabilitate its mechanical and electrical systems. A...

Renowned 3D Chalk Artist To Highlight National Aviation Day Celebration

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

NPS To Honor Wright Brothers On Orville’s Birthday, National Aviation Day

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

Visitors Can Go Inside Wright Brothers Monument This Summer

High atop big Kill Devil Hill, the towering centerpiece of Wright Brothers National Memorial is the wing-shaped Wright Monument itself, a portion of the inside of which will be open to the public for...

Happy 63rd Birthday To Kill Devil Hills – KDH In Pop Culture

Today, March 6, 2016, the town of Kill Devil Hills celebrate its 63rd anniversary since the former village named for a famous local sand hill was incorporated in 1953.  There are numerous legends that attempt to...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Entrance Fee Waived on MLK Day

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills will be joining national parks across the country in celebrating the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday by waiving entrance fees on Monday, January 18, 2016.  The...

Wright Brothers 112th First Flight Anniversary Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The First Flight Society and the National Park Service (NPS) continued the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 112st anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial To Honor 112th First Flight Anniversary

On Thursday, December 17, 2015, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service (NPS) will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 112st anniversary celebration of...

Wright Brothers Memorial Entrance Fee Waived on Veterans Day

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today that Wright Brothers National Memorial will be joining national park units across the country in honoring current and former servicemen and women and...

Celebrate National Aviation Day at Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, site of the first flight, will be celebrating Orville Wright’s birthday, recognized throughout the country as National Aviation Day, on August 19 with a full day...

Orville Wright as portrayed on the National Geographic Channel mini-series 'American Genius'.

Wright Brothers Featured On National Geographic Channel Tonight!

The Wright Brothers will be among the innovators featured in a new mini series called American Genius, which premieres on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) tonight. From the official synopsis of the mini series,...

'The Wright Brothers' by David McCullough will be made into an HBO miniseries produced by Tom Hanks.

David McCullough Wright Brothers Book, Tom Hanks HBO Miniseries Preview

The subject of the next miniseries event from HBO and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goatzman hits close to home, as HBO has acquired the rights to The Wright Brothers, the new book...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, photographed by John T. Daniels.

Tom Hanks Producing Wright Brothers Miniseries For HBO!

The subject of the next miniseries event from HBO and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goatzman hits close to home, as HBO has acquired the rights to The Wright Brothers, a new book...