The Outer Banks History Center is honored to showcase the history and traditions of men and women who have served in the US Coast Guard.
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Our new exhibit, With Love, Aleta, features a 1920s Ocracoke mail boat, in a richly illustrated exhibition that includes images of vintage postcards and modern day mail art.
Youth of all ages enjoy creating coastal crafts while discovering snippets of local history. All ages welcome; all supplies furnished.
Author and local historian Drew Pullen presents the fascinating history of the Civil War on Hatteras Island, lending colorful insight into the island’s memorable history. This p
Artist, Sam Green, demonstrates the time-worn art of painting decoys. View his authentic canvas-backed decoy constructions and chat with this knowledgeable waterman. Every Frid
Drop by Hatteras Sol Deli & Cafe for their weekly Cornhole Tournament in the Courtyard! They will also have LIVE MUSIC from 6-8!
The Avon Luau is a family-friendly event giving visitors and residents something unique to do on warm summer evenings.
Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. – Morning Bird Walk: Meet winged residents and those travelling the Atlantic Flyway. Binoculars are available.
Barrier Island Dynamics: Join us for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks.
A discussion of the details and history of this beautiful sentinel. Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion. (20 min)