The Wright Brothers National Memorial is a fantastic historical site, home to the location of the first powered aircraft flight in history. This attraction is another must-see at the Outer Banks.
Marble Wright Brothers monument as viewed from the visitor's center (link to larger image)
Wright flier replica (link to larger image)
Closer look at the Wright flier. (link to larger image)
Wright glider replica (link to larger image)
Wright brothers memorial plaque (link to larger image)
Living quarters replica at Wright Brothers Memorial (link to larger image)
Hangar replica at Wright Brothers Memorial (link to larger image)
Inside of the hangar replica (link to larger image)
Stones showing the takeoff and landing points of the first powered flight (link to larger image)
Stone tablet marking the takeoff point of the first powered flight (link to larger image)
Geodetic disc at Wright Brothers Memorial (link to larger image)
Markers showing the takeoff and landing points of the first four flights (link to larger image)
Landing markers as seen from the takeoff point (link to larger image)
Marble landing point marker (link to larger image)
Flight number on the side of the marker (link to larger image)
Landing point marker for the second flight (link to larger image)
Landing point marker for the third flight (link to larger image)
Landing point marker for the fourth flight (link to larger image)
View of the memorial park from the fourth flight landing marker (link to larger image)
Small plane coming in for a landing at First Flight Airport (link to larger image)
Plane lands on the airstrip (link to larger image)
Large monument atop the hill (link to larger image)
Bust of Orville Wright (link to larger image)
Bust of Wilbur Wright (link to larger image)
Wright Brothers monument (link to larger image)
Doors at the bottom of the Wright Brothers monument (link to larger image)
Looking up at the Wright Brothers monument (link to larger image)
Side decoration on the Wright Brothers monument (link to larger image)
Wide view of the visitor's center and takeoff point from the monument (link to larger image)
Panoramic view of Wright Brothers memorial park (link to larger image)
Roof of the hotel where I stayed (link to larger image)
White flower (link to larger image)
Small building behind the monument (link to larger image)
Wright monument (link to larger image)
Bronze statue of the first flight (link to larger image)
Bronze statue of Orville Wright (link to larger image)