432 years ago on August 18th, 1587, Eleanor Dare gave birth to the first English child to be born in the New World. She named her Virginia Dare, and each year our friends at The Lost Colony celebrate her birthday with a very special addition to their nightly performance. This weekend on Saturday, August 17th,..
Hometown: Starks, Maine Education: Unity College, majoring in Parks, Recreation, and Ecotourism Where you’ll find him: Lead Park Ranger, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site What do you do as Lead Park Ranger at Fort Raleigh? My job is basically to oversee the visitor center and the day to day operations of the park. I..
We’re excited to bring you this new series to introduce you to the park rangers who spend their days protecting and showcasing your OBX national parks. Be make sure you’re subscribed to our email list to get future Meet Your Ranger profiles! Education: Studied Communications and History at Asbury University, Wilmore KY Where you’ll find..
Update: Your park has announced that NASA astronaut Eric Boe will be the special guest speaker at the event on July 20th! Click here to read the park’s official press release. We are excited to help the park and several local partners celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing! The Outer Banks has..
50 years ago at the site of man’s first powered flight, hundreds gathered to watch man’s first steps on the moon. Join us as we go back in time and explore how the Wright Brothers’ innovation led to this monumental event, and how far we’ve come since then. Join us on Saturday, July 20th from..
20 years ago, locals and visitors from around the country came to watch as the famed Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was hoisted up and moved 2,900 feet to it’s current location. We are proud to support Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Outer Banks Lighthouse as they celebrate this incredible feat of engineering. 20th Anniversary of..
Each of us knows how our national parks impact us personally. They are places we visit to escape, to learn, and to create memories. Our OBX national parks also play a vital role in our local community by creating jobs and attracting visitors who support local businesses while they’re here. Below is a press release..
National Park Week is celebrated every year in April around the country, but this year was special here in the Outer Banks. We were excited to officially launch Outer Banks Forever during National Park Week (April 20th-28th) and even more excited to partner with local businesses who wanted to show their love for your OBX..
Outer Banks Forever Celebrates National Park Week by Launching Support of Cape Hatteras NS, Fort Raleigh NHS, and Wright Brothers NMEM
NEWS RELEASE April 15, 2019 Contact: Jessica Green, Outer Banks Forever (252) 423-4545 To celebrate National Park Week (April 20th – 28th), Outer Banks Forever will officially launch as the non-profit partner of your Outer Banks national parks: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Outer Banks Forever is a non-profit that will provide project funding, public..
The Allure of the Outer Banks When you picture the Outer Banks, you picture warm sandy beaches, timeless family traditions, and laughter with good friends. A trip to the Outer Banks is a yearly experience for millions of visitors who’ve made generations worth of memories here. The dynamic heart of the area is a stunning..