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Kyzikes Shipwreck OBX

Many people recognize the Outer Banks as a premier beach vacation destination on the East Coast. But did you know that the ocean along the Outer Banks has long been known as a very treacherous and dangerous area for ships? In fact, you may have...

Shipwreck found in Corolla could be from the 1600s

The Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Graveyard of the Atlantic.  There have been thousands of  historical shipwrecks discovered up and down the Outer Banks coast. Now there is confirmation of yet another one.  

A Corolla homeowner discovered and reported the possibility of a wreck...

Outer Banks Throwback Thursday: 1962 Ash Wednesday Storm

For three horrific days, the Ash Wednesday Storm of 1962 relentlessly lashed nearly 500 miles of the Eastern Seaboard, from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to Cape Cod Massachusetts.The Ash Wednesday Storm and Hurricane Hazel in 1954 remain (and hopefully will continue to remain) the two...

If you've vacationed on the Outer Banks before, then you may have heard of or seen the word Croatan. Torefresh your memory, our major five lane highway that stretches from Kitty Hawk to Nags Head uses the word (Croatan Hwy 158) and so does the major body...

OBX Native American Heritage

For July's Outer Banks history lesson, we're going to focus on the OBX's true locals; Native Americans.

It's funny how history works. The "victors" definitely write the stories offering their side of the events. Sure, in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue, but 10,000 years prior...