Tagged: Outer Banks History


Blackbeard: The Man & The Myth

If you’ve ever heard a pirate story, you know Blackbeard. In fact, that name alone probably conjures up a specific image: something woodcut, ferocious and timeworn. Blackbeard, depicted onboard a ship, or with the...


From Forest to Beach

The Outer Banks is moving. For at least 4,000 years it has been steadily creeping closer to the continental United States. When the wind howls from the northeast, standing in an unprotected spot near...


The Thrill of History

  We walk upon history—literally. Hidden beneath the soil is a remarkable tale that extends back in time 5000, 10,000 and perhaps even 15,000 years ago. Before the first European explorer set foot on...