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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1994.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City NC 27909, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Town Divided (here, next to this marker); May Freedom Fly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medal of Honor Awarded to: Franklin Douglas "Doug" Miller (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named
Wright Brothers in the Albemarle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Wright Brothers in the Albemarle Marker
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Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. 0.3 miles away); First School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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