Blackbeard Exhibit Coming to Hatteras, Flag Flies from Ferries

300th Anniversary of Pirate’s Death Commemorated by State November 22, 1718—the day Blackbeard the Pirate met his just desserts as Lieutenant Robert Maynard of the British Royal Navy trapped him off Ocracoke and took his head…literally. To commemorate the event, the NCDOT Ferry Division will be flying Blackbeard’s flag from ferries sailing to and from … Continue reading Blackbeard Exhibit Coming to Hatteras, Flag Flies from Ferries

Roanoke Island Aquarium Renovations-Better Than Ever

After a false start and a couple of construction delays, the renovation of the Roanoke Island Aquarium–the Outer Banks only aquarium–is almost complete. It’s open now and even though a couple of the exhibits aren’t quite ready yet, what there is a really exciting. We should stress that the few exhibits that are not open … Continue reading Roanoke Island Aquarium Renovations-Better Than Ever