the (almost) forgotten history of the outer banks
From the earliest European explorations to modern times, the Outer Banks have been in the middle of the history of this country. This post from Ryan Thibodeau at Carolina Designs takes a look at some of the almost forgotten nuggets of local history from the Civil War to the end of segregated education.
“It may seem as though the Outer Banks simply sprang into existence one day, yet this strip of sand actually has a long and fascinating history. In my continuing series of “Five things you may not know about the Outer Banks,” I bring you five more interesting facts.”