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Virtual – 117th Anniversary of Powered Flight

December 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

On Thursday, December 17, 2020, Wright Brothers National Memorial will honor the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at an online, joint celebration of the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight. The 117th anniversary of the Wright brother’s first flight celebration online event will be shown on Wright Brothers National Memorial’s Facebook page beginning at 8:30 a.m. Throughout the day, there will be interviews broadcast on Facebook with prominent aviation experts, videos from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, North Carolina Museum of History, and much more.
To limit the potential spread of COVID-19, this year’s in-park celebration will not occur. The park is open daily, and visitors should continue to follow CDC, North Carolina, and Dare County guidelines.


December 17, 2020
8:30 am - 8:30 pm