Historic bust stolen, granite mounting base broken at Wright Brothers Nationwide Memorial

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Officers declare that someday Saturday night or early Sunday morning, the bust of Orville Wright was stolen.

Nationwide Park Service Rangers add that the granite base for the bust was toppled over as effectively.


NPS Rangers and native legislation enforcement officers are investigating this as against the law.

If in case you have info that would assist clear up this case, please contact the Dare County Group CrimeLine or the Nationwide Park Service’s Investigative Companies Department.

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Massive Kill Satan Hill could also be closed to guests for a time period Sunday whereas the investigation continues.


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