Dare County Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary–History and Culture Will Be Featured

The 150th anniversary of the founding of Dare County happened just a few days ago. There will be a full year’s worth celebrations to mark the event. When it was created there wasn’t much here, which has a lot to do with why Currituck, Hyde, and Tyrrell counties were willing to give up small pieces … Continue reading Dare County Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary–History and Culture Will Be Featured

Historic Home Weekend on OBX

Back in the 1930s, 40s and 50s when the historic homes of the Outer Banks were being built, it’s doubtful that anyone thought they would ever be historic. Rustic, a place to getaway, built usually from whatever materials were on hand, somehow they’ve weathered everything the ocean and climate have thrown their way and now … Continue reading Historic Home Weekend on OBX

The Tale Behind the Tall Pine Bridge Replacement

After 55 years or so they’re finally replacing the bridges over the Southern Shores canals. Not a bad lifespan for a used bridge. Residents and regular visitors to the Outer Banks know that the Tall Pine Bridge that spans the Snow Goose Canal is being replaced. The latest bulletin from the town of Southern Shores … Continue reading The Tale Behind the Tall Pine Bridge Replacement