On Sunday, December 17, 2017, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service (NPS) will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 114th anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight. The event takes place at the tent area south of the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center parking area and park entrance fees will be waived for the day.
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Like illuminated gems setting the night ablaze with lights, The Elizabethan Gardens’ WinterLights truly adds sparkle to the crown jewel of Outer Banks attractions in Manteo. The year-round garden has once again bedecked their lush greenscape with millions of lights that blazon winter nights from November to January.
During the late 1930’s and early 1940’s, Dare County was served by a small privately owned airport at Skyco on Roanoke Island. On March 1st, 1940, the Dare County Board of Commissioners appointed a committee to acquire property and begin planning for the construction of a publicly owned airport.
Nellie Myrtle Pridgen, amassed over a lifetime of beachcombing that is housed within. For the past 15 years we have opened Mattie’s Store intermittently, allowing thousands of visitors to view Nellie’s beachcombing collection, the best of which she had gradually spread over the shelves of her mother’s once thriving grocery.
After such a mild summer, it seems like we’ve had fall weather already doesn’t it?
The summer was wonderful for our plant collection. The constant supply of rain (thank you mother nature) really kept us growing! So we expect fall to be exceptional as well.
(Believe it or not) we are setting out lights in preparations for WinterLights!