Wilbur Wright Hotel Guest Register, PC.5107

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Wilbur Wright Hotel Guest Register, PC.5107

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Title
Wilbur Wright Hotel Guest Register
Call Number
PC.5107
Creator
Wilbur Wright Hotel
Date
1939-1944
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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    Collection Overview

    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.

    Contents of the Collection

    Subject Headings

  1. Wilbur Wright Hotel (Kill Devil Hills, N.C.)
  2. Hotels -- North Carolina -- Outer Banks
  3. Tourism -- North Caroilna -- Outer Banks
  4. Kill Devil Hills (N.C.)
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