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Wilbur Wright Hotel Guest Register


The Wilbur Wright Hotel was one of the early hotels on the Outer Banks built oceanfront in the vicinity of the Wright Brothers Memorial. It was built by Thomas A. Baum who operated a ferry service from Kitty Hawk to Point Harbor. Baum's daughter, Diane Baum St. Clair managed the hotel that hosted guests from across the country. The Wilbur Wright Hotel featured the First Flight Dining Room which served over 1,000 meals in season. Recreational and children's activities were available for guests. It was destroyed by a waterspout in 1978. The register lists guests and visitors to the Wilbur Wright Hotel, giving each person's name, place of residence, room number and date and time of arrival and ... (more below)

Title

Wilbur Wright Hotel Guest Register

Collection Number

PC.5107

Date(s)

1939-1944

Physical Description
36 x 22.5x 2.5 cm
Genre/Physical Characteristic

Registers

Physical Location

OBHC:4B2

Creator

Wilbur Wright Hotel

Creator

Wilbur Wright Hotel

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


Gift


Garrision, Gene


The Wilbur Wright Hotel was one of the early hotels on the Outer Banks built oceanfront in the vicinity of the Wright Brothers Memorial. It was built by Thomas A. Baum who operated a ferry service from Kitty Hawk to Point Harbor. Baum's daughter, Diane Baum St. Clair managed the hotel that hosted guests from across the country. The Wilbur Wright Hotel featured the First Flight Dining Room which served over 1,000 meals in season. Recreational and children's activities were available for guests. It was destroyed by a waterspout in 1978. The register lists guests and visitors to the Wilbur Wright Hotel, giving each person's name, place of residence, room number and date and time of arrival and departure.


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