History of the Outer Banks
Discover the rich and storied history of the Outer Banks, from the first flight of the Wright Brothers to the accounts of Blackbeard's the pirates devious voyages and treasures.
Voices of the Outer Banks
Voices of the Outer Banks seeks to tell the stories that make the Outer Banks special. Enjoy the story of Amy & Eddie, a real account discovered in a guestbook by an anonymous guest back in the Summer of 1999.
Outer Banks Folklore
The coast of North Carolina is steeped in legend and folklore. Romance and excitement breed as naturally as mosquitoes in this enchanting but sometimes harsh land. The people on the Outer Banks have been telling and retelling the region's stories for generations.
Outer Banks Culture
What makes the dialects of coastal North Carolina so unique? To the casual observer, the answer to that question may seem quite obvious: people from this region simply do not sound anything like their mainland counterparts living in the coastal plain or piedmont regions of North Carolina and in other areas of the South.
Lighthouses Along the Outer Banks
Since the first lighthouse was built on the coast of North Carolina, these structures on the outer banks have been a comforting sight to the many mariners that plied the dangerous waters around Cape Hatteras and the Outer Banks.
Outer Banks Shipwrecks
Thousands of ships traveling these waters known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" here in the Outer Banks, were pounded to bits by the rough currents and shallow sand bars with only a few large pieces remaining. Many remains are buried but then uncovered by storms only to be covered once again by sand at a later time.
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