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National Parks amidst COVID 19

A word from our Outer Banks National Parks. The Foundation appreciates this measure to address federal and state guidelines and provide access to outdoor areas of our national parks.   From: Barber, Michael C <Michael_Barber@nps.gov> on behalf of CAHA Public Affairs, NPS <CAHA_Public_Affairs@nps.gov> Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:25 PM Subject: NEWS RELEASE – Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh …

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116th Wright Brothers-First Flight Dec. 17th Commemoration

The 116th commemoration of the First Flight officially begins 9:30 am December 17, 2019, at Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, NC.  The memorial’s entrance fees are waived.  Ceremonies are outside on the visitor center plaza; appropriate clothing for weather conditions are advised.  The memorial is open regular hours, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This year’s inductee into the …

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WBNM Visitor Center 2018 to the Future

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WBNM Home Stretch Exhibit Installation

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Renovations Continue at WBNM Visitor Center/Re-opening Fall 2018

Renovations continue at Wright Brothers National Memorial.  The visitor center/museum will re-open fall 2018. In addition to the facility rehabilitation, the exhibits will be anew-new exhibits and interpretive materials including tactile, interactive, and technological design and construction.  Learn more about the Wright family and the years of work toward the First Flight. The visitor center was added to the memorial …

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Hosting Light Art Event

News Release Date: September 26, 2017 Contact: Sarah Blizzard Merrill, 252-475-9033 On Sunday October 1, 2017, Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter will illuminate Wright Brothers Monument as part of his Light Art Grand Tour USA. This special event is open to the public and admission to the park grounds is free from 5 to 10 pm. Schedule of Events: 5:30 …

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113th Commemoration of the First Flight

113th Commemoration of the First Flight by Wilbur and Orville Wright Wright Brothers National Memorial December 17, 2016 9:00 am Free Admission to WBNM Also Celebrating The Centennial of the National Park Service and The Centennial of United States Coast Guard Aviation Keynote Speaker Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard 2016 Inductees to the Paul E. Gerber First …

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Wright Exhibit Debuts Dec. 17th at NC Museum of History

The North Carolina Museum of History will debut a new exhibit in its permanent North Carolina exhibit Dec. 17, 2016. The exhibit will be located under the museum’s 1903 Wright Flyer reproduction.  The backdrop sets the theme of life in Kitty Hawk when the Wrights were conducting their glider and flyer experiments. The exhibit extends the museum’s work on the …

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Photo Celebration National Aviation Day WBNM 2016

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CBS Sunday Morning (video), The Wright Brothers

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