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Wright Brothers National Memorial To Reopen

Posted September 24, 2003 1:07 a.m. EDT

— The

Wright Brothers National Memorial

will reopen at noon Thursday after a week-long closure due to Hurricane Isabel.


Fort Raleigh National Historic Site


Cape Hatteras National Seashore

remain closed while recovery efforts continue.

According to the National Park Service, damage from Isabel at the Wright Brothers Memorial was minimal.

All facilities will be open Thursday, including the visitor center, the First Flight Centennial Pavilion, the First Flight Airstrip and the associated pilot facility. The park will resume normal daily operation schedule of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.