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US Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina monument

00:25  14 october  2019
00:25  14 october  2019 Source:

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The North Carolina Monument is a North Carolina memorial of the American Civil War commemorating the 32 Carolina regiments in action at the Battle of Gettysburg. The monument is a public artwork by American sculptor Gutzon Borglum located on Seminary Ridge

Base, Wilbur and Orville busts : REPLACEMENTS COURTESY OF / THE FRIENDS OF PAUL GARBER. "Marker and Monument at Base and Top of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina Marking Site of First “Nation Will Pay Tribute to Wrights on Saturday,” Asheville Citizen Times (Asheville, NC )

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. — The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

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National Memorial North Carolina . Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where, after four years of scientific experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights on December 17, 1903.

Wright Brothers Museum and National Memorial HD Video Tour - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina The First Successful Flight of an Airplane was made from this spot by Orville Wright on December 17 It is possible to walk along the actual routes of the four flights, with small monuments marking their

The Park Service and local law enforcement officials are investigating the case and are asking the public for any information.

The agency in a statement says the monument was damaged either Saturday evening or Sunday morning. The granite base that the bust was mounted to was toppled and damaged.

Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities in Dare County or the Park Service's Investigative Services Branch at 888-653-0009.

The National Park Service says a portion of the park may be temporarily closed to visitors Sunday while the investigation continues.

The memorial honors Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Champion dog worth $10,000 stolen from Greenville County home, investigators say .
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