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'By Dauntless Resolution and Unconquerable Faith': Selected Anniversary Celebrations at the Site of the Wright Brothers' First Flight, 1928-1978

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This article discusses the various celebrations held at Kitty Hawk over the years to mark anniversaries of Orville and Wilbur Wright's first successful powered flight of a heavier-than-air machine in December 1903. There were elaborate ceremonies for the 25th anniversary in 1928, the 50th in 1953, the 75th in 1978, and the dedication of the Wright Memorial in 1932. The article was written in anticipation of the 100th anniversary in December of 2003.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 80 Issue 4, Oct 2003, p404-429, il, por, f