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Happy Birthday Orville and Katharine!

Did you know Wright siblings Orville and Katharine share a birthday? August 19th marks a very special day for the Wright family with not one, but two birthdays. Orville was born in 1871 and then Katharine followed in 1874. On … Continue reading

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Greetings from Kitty Hawk!

This Monday, December 17, marks the 115th anniversary of the first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. We are all familiar with the iconic image of the Wright Flyer in flight with Wilbur Wright running alongside at Kill Devil Hills. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Orville and Katharine Wright!

“Saturday, August 19 (1905), At home. It is Orville’s and Katharine’s birthday anniversary. Called at Lorin’s at 4:30, rain.” -Milton Wright diary entry, August 19, 1905. As you can see, August 19 is a very special day for the Wright … Continue reading

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