NC: Wright brothers memorial.

Wright brothers memorial


1 It has the largest memorial for a person living

2 The doors are stainless steel over nickel with a price $3000 dollars in 1982

3 At the memorial 20000 people were expected to come but only a thousand did manly it was stormy.

4 In the memorial you can see the tools they used and engines.

5 in the end 1,200 tons of granite more than 2000 tons of gravel more than 800 tons of sand and almost

400 tons of cement were used to build the structure.

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6 it is 60 feet wide and 92 feet tall

7 It costed $213,000 dollars to make.

8 It started being built in 1931 and finished 1932

9 at the top there is a marine beacon like ones on light houses.

10 In side you can see how the first plane looked like and the testing room.

Some pictures down here