First Flights: December 17th, 1903

First Flights: December 17th, 1903 (HM25QQ)

Location: Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Dare County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 1.188', W 75° 40.114'

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Wright Brothers National Memorial

On this cold and windy morning, the Wrights achieved the world's first controlled flights. Here, they realized not only their own dream—but also one of humanity's oldest dreams—to fly!

The boulder and numbered markers on the field in front of you mark the takeoff and landing spots of those four flights.
HM NumberHM25QQ
Placed ByNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 439758 N 3986351
Decimal Degrees36.01980000, -75.66856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 1.188', W 75° 40.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 1' 11.28" N, 75° 40' 6.8399999999998" W
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Area Code(s)252
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Wright Memorial, Kill Devil Hills NC 27948, US
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