2. HIGH IN THE SKY

2.) High in the Sky

Snap a photo while "flying" a bronze replica of the famous Wright Brothers plane at what now is the Wright Brothers National Memorial.

The site of the world's first controlled powered flight on December 17, 1903. The Visitor Center features full-scale reproductions of the Wright 1903 Powered Flyer and interpretive presentations. A pavilion boasts an exhibit hall with special exhibits, including a replica of the 1902 Wright Glider and a multi-purpose auditorium. The grounds include historical markers of each attempted powered flight, replica camp buildings and a 60-foot granite monument on top of Big Kill Devil Hill (a 90-foot dune) honoring the Wright brothers.

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