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Outer Banks Historic Sites

 


Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

1401 National Park Drive, Manteo

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This 513 acre park was built in remembrance of the 116 men, women, and children who disappeared here in the first English attempt at colonization of the New World....


Currituck Beach Lighthouse & Gift Shop Currituck Beach Lighthouse & Gift Shop

1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla

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The Currituck Beach Lighthouse stands 158 feet above the dunes, with a first order fresnel lens flashing its first beacon on December 1, 1875....


Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station Historic Site Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station Historic Site

23645 NC 12 Highway, Rodanthe

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The Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station Historic Site is the most complete U. S. Lifesaving Station site in the nation, with original station built in 1874 and a second station constructed in 1911....


The Lost Colony The Lost Colony

1409 National Park Drive, Manteo

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The Lost Colony (73rd Anniversary Season) offers a compelling drama has something the entire family can enjoy: lavish costumes, daring action, special effects, delightful comedy, music and dance....


Roanoke Island Festival Park Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo

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Roanoke Island Festival Park celebrates the first temporary English settlements in the New World, sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh from 1584 to 1587....


Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Museum Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Museum

46375 Lighthouse Road, Buxton

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The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, standing at 208 feet, is the tallest in the United States. The lighthouse is painted in black and white spirals, with a red base....


Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center

23645 NC 12 Highway, Frisco

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In Frisco, the Native American history of Hatteras Island and the Native American culture of our nation are preserved....


Wright Brothers National Memorial Wright Brothers National Memorial

800 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills

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The first successful sustained powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine were made here by Wilbur and Orville Wright on December 17, 1903....


The Whalehead Club at Currituck Heritage Park The Whalehead Club at Currituck Heritage Park

1100 Club Road, Corolla

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Built in the mid-1920s, The Whalehead Club continues to stand as one of the most spectacular landmarks on the NC Outer Banks. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places....


Ocracoke Island Lighthouse Ocracoke Island Lighthouse

1 Loop Road, Ocracoke

The lighthouse stands 75 feet tall. Its diameter narrows from 25 feet at the base to 12 feet at its peak. The walls are solid brick, 12 feet thick at the bottom tapering to two feet at the top....


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Saturday, February 13, 2010
My Sweet Valentine Dance
Friday, February 26, 2010
The Face on the Barroom FloorFreedmen's Colony Blues Concert
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
First 2010 REAL Z2H Camp
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