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Item Identifier Number

ms1_23_7_15

Creation Date

1928

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

The marble marker erected near Bill Tate's house by the citizens of Kitty Hawk commemorating the site where the Wright Brothers began assembling the 1900 glider. At the top is the 1900 glider. The inscription below reads "On this spot August 17th 1900, Wilbur Wright began the assembly of the Wright Brothers first experimental glider, which led to mans conquest of the air. Erected by the citizens of Kitty Hawk N.C. 1928."

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic postcard, black and white

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_23_7_15; Museums and Memorials; Historical markers; Historic sites; Marble

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