In the last of a three-part series, author Kevin Duffus writes about the “miracle” that saved Ambrose Burnside and his crew during the January 1862 Hatteras Expedition.
In the second of a three-part series, author Kevin Duffus writes about Ambrose Burnside and crew’s battle against natural forces during the January 1862 Hatteras Expedition.
Ambrose Burnside’s Hatteras Expedition, which took place 159 years ago this month, was a battle fought not with Confederates but the more powerful forces of nature.
Shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Atlantic provide researchers and national seashore officials an important link to maritime history on a local, state and global level.
N.C. Division of State Historic Sites and Properties Director Michelle Lanier, who has been with the division for 15 years, works to help tell the state’s most expansive, diverse histories to all audiences, particularly the marginalized.
From a simple jalapeno remoulade to the classic cocktail sauce, our Liz Biro shares five easy recipes for sauces to complement fresh North Carolina oysters prepared at home.
Jessica Taylor, director of the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research and a science teacher at Manteo Middle School, is lead author on a recently published, peer-reviewed dolphin study.
Author, researcher and contributor Kevin Duffus shares his findings that depict the the story of what he calls “America’s lighthouse” and the people connected to it.
The Coastal Cohorts — Bland Simpson, Jim Wann and Don Dixon — are set to mark the 35th anniversary of “King Mackerel and the Blues are Running” by raising money for coastal N.C. nonprofits.
As caretakers mark the 145th anniversary of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, the pandemic has temporarily halted a restoration project that began earlier this year.
The Outer Banks saw a busy fall and businesses and historic sites welcomed the opportunity to offer autumnal-themed activities while enjoying the cool weather.
An independent movie based on a 160-year-old vampire on Ocracoke Island is currently being filmed in the village and highlights the community’s resiliency.
Author Kevin Duffus writes that pirate historians have failed to consider Blackbeard and his crew were unwitting pawns caught up in what turned out to be a failed political coup.
The truth about Blackbeard’s Battle at Ocracoke conflicts with popular interpretations and numerous published accounts, according to author Kevin Duffus.
An Outer Banks youth music program has canceled its fundraising events for 2020 because of COVID-19 and is in need of support to keep the program running.
The 1898 Wilmington Massacre is the focus of a virtual program featuring the documentary “Wilmington on Fire” and a panel discussion with the film’s director and historian.