Kill Devil Hills in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wright Brothers National Memorial
In commemoration of the conquest of the air by the brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright. Conceived by Genius. Achieved by dauntless resolution and unconquerable faith.
Location. 36° 0.854′ N, 75° 40.077′ W. Marker is in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Croatan Highway (U.S. 158) and Prospect Avenue. Click for map. Marker is within the Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, on the top of Kill Devil Hill. Marker is in this post office area: Kill Devil Hills NC 27948, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to the Impossible (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pitch, Roll and Yaw (about 700 feet away); Big Kill Devil Hill (about 700 feet away); 12 Seconds that Changed the World (about 800 feet away); A hospitable people... (about 800 feet away); The Conquest of the Air (about 800 feet away); Experiments (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dare County's Tribute to Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kill Devil Hills.
More about this marker. The busts of Orville
Also see . . . National Park Service webpage on the Wright Brothers National Memorial. (Submitted on August 17, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space •
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