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.
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 Sky Blue Summer Concert Series has a great family friendly atmosphere that everyone in your family will enjoy.
Christine Stinson and Janet Reed present a visual and musical presentation of the history of songs and musical instruments carried by sailing ships to America.
Drop by Hatteras Sol Deli & Cafe for their weekly Cornhole Tournament in the Courtyard! They will also have LIVE MUSIC from 6-8!