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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The USS Tarpon survived war and received numerous battle stars for her WWII service yet she met her fate in 1957 south of Cape Hatteras.
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.
Enjoy a demonstration and lively chat with chef, Sharon Peele Kennedy, author of What’s For Supper? Kennedy shows museum guests how to cook crabs Outer Banks style.
Celebrate the North Carolina Science Festival with a hands-on maritime craft activity.