Wright brothers and visitors at camp, 1901
Wright brothers and colleagues at Kitty Hawk camp, 1901
Left to Right: Octave Chanute, Orville Wright, Edward C. Huffaker, Wilbur Wright

Wilbur and Orville Wright

Wilbur and Orville Wright are best remembered for making the first successful powered airplane flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903. Their story, however, goes much deeper than that. Come see how two self-taught mechanics from Dayton, Ohio, with the help of family and friends, changed our world forever.
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