Wright Brothers National Memorial

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Wright Brothers National Memorial:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Wright Brothers National Memorial

Address:1401 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954

Phone:252-473-2111
Fax:252-473-2595
Web: www.nps.gov/wrbr/
Size: 428 acres.
Established: Authorized as Kill Devil Hill Monument National Memorial on March 2, 1927; transferred from War Department on August 10, 1933; redesignated on December 1, 1953.
Location:On the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the town of Kill Devil Hills, midway between Kitty Hawk and Nags Head at milepost 7.5 on US158.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Guided tour.
Special Features:The first sustained flight in a heavier-than-air machine was made here by Wilbur and Orville Wright on December 17, 1903. Site includes museum exhibits, reconstructed camp buildings, the first flight area, and a 60-foot granite monument perched atop 90-foot-tall Kill Devil Hill commemorating the achievement of these two visionaries from Dayton, Ohio.

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Cashmans: 2 Taranis, 5-2 (with a run) Beef Or Salmon, The Listener, 6 Forget The Past, Hi Cloy, 8 Justified, Offshore Account, 16 Alexander Taipan, 20 Kill Devil Hill, 50 bar.
KILL DEVIL HILL gets the vote to succeed in the featured O'Connell Logistics Hilly Way Chase at Cork this afternoon.
A classy novice hurdler last season, when a highly creditable third behind Wild Passion and Kill Devil Hill in a Grade One at the Punchestown Festival, In Compliance was having his first run since then when outpointing Oulart on his seasonal and chasing debut at Fairyhouse last Saturday.
The 6-4 favourite, who had finished runner-up in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, came away to win by four lengths from the staying-on Kill Devil Hill with Publican back in third.
Kill Devil Hill is another who will be suited by the changed ground.
KILL DEVIL HILL could have his next start in the Grade 2 O'Connell Logistics Hilly Way Chase at Cork next Sunday.
Michael O'Brien and myself were happy with his defeat of Oulart, a fair effort considering he hadn't run since the Punchestown Festival last year, when he finished third behind Wild Passion and Kill Devil Hill at Grade One level.
PAUL NOLAN'S promising chaser Kill Devil Hill is on course to reappear in Thursday's Clonmel Oil Chase.
Odds-on favourite Father Matt blundered and unseated Paul Carberry when in the lead at the eighth fence, while his only serious market rival Kill Devil Hill proved a huge disappointment, trailing in a distant third before being found to have a respiratory tract infection.
Whether Ireland has three or four contenders remains uncertain, as Kill Devil Hill's trainer Paul Nolan said yesterday: "Everything is still up in the air.
Kill Devil Hill could be the one to side with in the Grade 2 Anglo Irish Bank Nas Na Riogh Novice Chase.
This fellow was made to be chaser and he proved himself a decent horse as a novice hurdler last season, ending his campaign by finishing a good third behind Wild Passion and Kill Devil Hill in a Grade One at Punchestown.