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Kill Devil Hills in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Camp

 
 
The Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, June 13, 2010
1. The Camp Marker
Inscription. "We intend to be comfortable while we are here." Wilbur Wright, November 23, 1903
These replica buildings mark the location of the Wright brothers' hangar (left) and living quarters (right) of their 1903 Kill Devil Hills Camp. They also established camps at this spot in 1901 and 1902.
 
Location. 36° 1.182′ N, 75° 40.108′ W. Marker is in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from Wright Brothers National Monument Road. Click for map. 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. Kill Devil Hills (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Successful Flight of an Airplane (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The First Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); Four Powered Flights (within shouting distance of this marker); Field for Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1901 Glider (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 1902 Glider (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Kill Devil Hills.
 
Additional keywords.
The Camp Marker and Replica Buildings image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, June 13, 2010
2. The Camp Marker and Replica Buildings
Wilbur and Orville Wright, Kitty Hawk, First Airplane Flight
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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