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.
The Senateur Duhamel is a trawler that was sent over from Britain during WW II to protect convoys from German U-boats. The 165-foot ship met with disaster May 6, 1942.
We invite photography enthusiasts to join us for our 2015 photography workshop series.
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
Professional diver, Jim Bunch, presents an engaging history of the German submarine U-85, which is highlighted by Bunch having done over 1,000 dives at the U-boat wreck si
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
The 4th annual Shore Break 5K will be held at 8am and the Tide Pool Fun Run on the beach will immediately follow the 5K at 9am.
The Sky Blue Summer Concert Series has a great family friendly atmosphere that everyone in your family will enjoy.