Historian David Cecelski illustrates with a series of photographs life in the 1930s and 1940s fishing communities as well as the man who took the photos, Charles Farrell.
Though Camden is the quietest, most rural county in northeastern North Carolina — mostly known for the Great Dismal Swamp — it is still a fascinating part of the state’s oldest region, writes historian Eric Medlin.
Members of the Outer Banks Stamp Club, in their 60s, 70s and 80s, are trying to get the word out about their club, now in its 25th year.
Historian David Cecelski takes readers to the early days of Salter Path, before paved roads, now flanked with hotels and condos, cut through the Bogue Banks village
It was Colonial North Carolina’s original political center and the site of an early rebellion — Pasquotank County, its people, history, educational institutions and economy are part of what makes this the regional anchor.
A new exhibit showing traditional oyster-harvesting methods is on display, just in time for the annual Waterfowl Weekend set for Friday through Sunday at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island.
The Florida fishing village known as Cortez has long been populated by folks with surnames that have for even longer been associated with the Bogue Sound area of North Carolina.
William Howard, who purchased Ocracoke Island back in 1759, had the same name as a notorious pirate who, decades earlier, was Capt. Benjamin Hornigold’s quartermaster and sailed with Blackbeard, but was this mere coincidence or were they one and the same?
The award-winning cookbook, which was originally intended as a church fundraiser nearly 35 years ago and is now available again, contains not only recipes but also sketches and stories that provide a glimpse of life in a coastal N.C. fishing village that has seen dramatic change.
Sound Rivers’ Environmental Projects Coordinator Clay Barber and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell recently spent five days paddling the Pamlico River and its estuaries with Miller the pup on a mission to document environmental conditions.
A Civil War raid of Elizabeth City that led to liberation of hundreds of enslaved North Carolinians is set to be commemorated Saturday with the dedication of a new North Carolina highway historical marker.
Bland Simpson shares a taste of his latest book, “North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky,” with photography by his wife and collaborator Ann Cary Simpson as well as Scott Taylor and Tom Earnhardt.
While sometimes overshadowed by neighboring counties of the Albemarle Region in terms of attractions, Perquimans boasts rich history and historically significant figures and structures of its own.
The outdoor display features images from a photography and reporting project that investigates the effects of sea level rise and erosion as seen from the small cemetery at risk of being lost to the waters of Pamlico Sound.
Marilyn Berry Morrison, an outspoken advocate for the Roanoke-Hatteras Tribe of the Algonquian Indians of North Carolina, has led the effort for official state recognition of the tribe she calls “keepers of the land” and is still represented here on the Outer Banks.
Volunteers are helping with a five-year project known as the North Carolina Bird Atlas that began this past spring to catalog the size and distribution of the state’s bird populations.