I’m about holiday at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Thought you’d like this: the Park Service has shut the Wright Brothers Memorial. I took pictures from my iPhone this morning.
The vehicles parked out inside front are not Park Service cars; they are folks that hopped the barrier. The destination looks deserted. If you have ever been there, there is an interior visitors center however, the rest of the park is broad open. Looks like the center of the barrier is held together with zip-ties!
As an apart, I was there inside 2003 for the 100th anniversary of flight. George Bush was there plus gave a very advantageous speech. Next a big crowd of you (at smallest 100) moved to the initially flight pillar (where the initial flight supposedly stopped).
A other with a observe along with a amazing sense of timing gathered you around at the appropriate time all of us chanted from 1 to 10, signifying the 10 seconds which Orville flew which first-time. As you hit 10 you heard a sound plus looked up — it was an Air Force B-2 flying over at which precise time. So I think the timing was advantageous!
They moreover tried the re-creation of the flight with all the replica Flyer which morning yet it didn’t function — demonstrated simply difficult it was plus what an achievement it was for the siblings.
You will credit me; I’m not scared of the NPS.
Steve White MD
stevewhitemd at LI