Hatteras Island’s Unique Role in African American History

This month, we join with the National Park Service in celebrating and honoring African American History Month by sharing stories about African American history in the Outer Banks and your OBX national parks.  Cape Hatteras National Seashore is famous for its 150-year-old lighthouse, its pristine beaches, its fishing spots and its waves. What you may not..

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A Mirror to the Past, A Map to the Future: The Freedmen’s Colony at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

This month, we join with the National Park Service in celebrating and honoring African American History Month by sharing stories about African American history in the Outer Banks and in your OBX national parks.    Roanoke Island, 8 miles wide and two miles long, sits tucked between the North Carolina mainland and the barrier islands that make up the..

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