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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical date for this entry is November 23, 1777.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kill Devil Hills NC 27948, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home Away From Home (here, next to this marker); Commemoration (here, next to this marker); First Flights: December 17th, 1903 (a few steps from this marker); Kill Devil Hills (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); Getting Off the Ground (within shouting distance of this marker);
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
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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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kill Devil Hills.
 
Additional keywords. Wilbur and Orville Wright, Kitty Hawk, First Airplane Flight
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 26, 2022