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Elizabeth City in Pasquotank County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wright Brothers in the Albemarle

 
 
Wright Brothers in the Albemarle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
1. Wright Brothers in the Albemarle Marker
Inscription. On September 8, 1900, Wilbur Wright arrived here at the Norfolk and Southern Railroad Depot, then proceeded by boat to Kitty Hawk. The Wright Brothers made several trips through Elizabeth City, the shipping and supply center for northeastern North Carolina.
Photograph courtesy of the Museum of the Albemarle
 
Erected by Elizabeth City Historic Neighborhood Association.
 
Location. 36° 18.213′ N, 76° 13.062′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in Pasquotank County. Marker is at the intersection of North Poindexter Street and East Cypress Street, on the right when traveling north on North Poindexter Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City NC 27909, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Town Divided (here, next to this marker); First School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth City Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named A Town Divided (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named A Town Divided (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Wright Brothers in the Albemarle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Wright Brothers in the Albemarle Marker
Historic Events in Pasquotank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882 (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named A Town Divided (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elizabeth City.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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