Kitty Hawk


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Kitty Hawk

or

Kittyhawk,

part of an offshore sandbar on Cape Hatteras, NE N.C., E of Albemarle Sound. Nearby is Kill Devil Hill, where the Wright brothers experimented successfully (1900–1903) with gliders and airplanes. Wright Brothers National Memorial (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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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, table), commemorating their first successful flight, is there.

Kitty Hawk

site of first manned, powered flight (1903). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 563]

Kitty Hawk

a village in NE North Carolina, near Kill Devil Hill, where the Wright brothers made the world's first aeroplane flight (1903)
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To test their theories, they headed to Kitty Hawk, an isolated stretch of North Carolina's barrier islands, in September 1900.
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