Topics Related to Wright Brothers

On October 24, 1911, Orville Wright set a world soaring record of nine minutes and 45 seconds of unpowered flight on the Outer Banks.

On December 17, 1903Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first successful powered flight in a heavier-than-air craft.

On March 2, 1927, President Calvin Coolidge signed legislation authorizing the Kill Devil Hills National Monument. Five years later, a 60-foot granite monument was dedicated in Dare County.