Posts Tagged: Wright Brothers

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...

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‘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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0035

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...

Wright Brothers National Memorial (photo: Nataional Park Service)

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...

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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...

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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 National Memorial (photo: Nataional Park Service)

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...

Wright Brothers National Memorial Monument, Kill Devil Hills, NC

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...

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Holiday Weekend Is Free Admission At Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial will be joining national park sites across the country in celebrating the Presidents’ Day holiday by waiving admission fees on Saturday through Monday, February 14, 15, and 16, 2015.  Presidents’...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Offers Fee-Free Day

Wright Brothers National Memorial will waive entry fees on Monday, January 19, 2015 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  Wright Brothers National Memorial will join nearly 400 other national park sites...

111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers Honored At 111th First Flight Anniversary [Video / Photo Gallery]

The First Flight Society and the National Park Service continued the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 111th anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air powered flight at Wright...

The 110th first flight anniversary at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, December 17, 2013. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Celebrate 111th First Flight Anniversary 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 111th anniversary celebration of the...

The 110th first flight anniversary at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, December 17, 2013. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers National Memorial Entrance Fees Waived For Veterans Day

Acting Superintendent Kym Hall has announced that Wright Brothers National Memorial will join national park units across the country in honoring current and former servicemen and women and their families, as entrance to Wright...

The 110th first flight anniversary at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, December 17, 2013. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Wright National Memorial Free Family Fun Day Celebrates Wilbur’s Birthday

Wilbur Wright’s 147th  birthday celebration will be a free Family Fun Day at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills this Wednesday, April 16, from 9am to 5pm. Wilbur Wright was born near Millville, Indiana...

The Wright family gathered at the spot where Orville and Wilbur achieved the first flight in Kill Devil Hills, NC at the 110th anniversary on December 17, 2013. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers Memorial Celebrates First Flight 110th Anniversary [Photo Gallery]

Today, December 17, 2013, is the 110th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, where the annual commemoration ceremony took place earlier today at Wright...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

Celebrate Wright Brothers First Flight 110th Anniversary

The 110th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina will be commemorated this week with a full day of free events happening at Wright Brothers...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

North Carolina And Ohio Unite To Defend Wright Brothers Legacy

North Carolina, where man’s first powered flight took place in 1903, and Ohio, where Orville and Wilbur Wright were born, have put aside their decades-long feud over gets to rightfully claim the “First in...

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Celebrate National Aviation Day At Wright Brothers Memorial

You’re invited to come celebrate Orville Wright‘s 142nd birthday at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, where admission is free tomorrow in honor of National Aviation Day. This Monday, Aug. 19 will...

Professional kite flying demonstrations will be part of Wilbur Wright's 146th birthday celebration on April 16 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills

Family Fun Day Celebrates Wilbur’s 146th Birthday At Wright National Memorial

Wilbur Wright’s 146th  birthday celebration will be a “fee free” Family Fun Day at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills on Tuesday, April 16, from 10am to 4pm. Wilbur Wright was born near Millville, Indiana...

109th First Flight Anniversary at Wright National Memorial, Dec. 7, 2012 (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

NASA Administrator Honored at 109th First Flight Anniversary [Photo Gallery]

The 109th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight was celebrated today at Wright National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, honoring man’s journey from the sands of these Outer Banks all the way to...

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

Celebrate First Flight 109th Anniversary at Wright Brothers Memorial

The 109th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina will celebrate man’s journey from the sands of these Outer Banks all the way to space. This year’s first...