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Kitty Hawk

THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT
OF AN AIRPLANE
WAS MADE FROM THIS SPOT BY
ORVILLE WRIGHT
DECEMBER 17, 1908, IN A MACHINE DESIGNED AND BUILT BY 
WILBUR WRIGHT AND ORVILLE WRIGHT
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE
NATIONAL AERONAUTIC ASSOCIATION
OF THE U. S. A. DECEMBER 17, 1928
TO COMMEMORATE THE TWENTY-FIFTH
ANNIVERSARY OF THIS EVENT

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