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Holiday Festivities in Manteo

Manteo, North Carolina

With the holiday season upon us, we’d like to focus on upcoming festive events in the charming town of Manteo. Incorporated in 1899, Manteo is named after a local Croatan chief who became well renowned for helping the first English settlers

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Outer Banks History: Happy Birthday Virginia Dare!

History is an interesting phenomenon. Not only does it tend to be told by the victors, but I’m also realizing it tends to be pretty regional. As any detective can tell you, no two stories are the same. Everyone sees

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Outer Banks History: OBX Native American Heritage

For July’s Outer Banks history lesson, we’re going to focus on the OBX’s true locals; Native Americans. It’s funny how history works. The “victors” definitely write the stories offering their side of the events. Sure, in 1492 Columbus sailed the

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Outer Banks Link Love: 5.4.12 – Overflowing with Links…& Love.

A gorgeous Friday afternoon with a great OBX weekend on tap – the perfect time for our weekly Outer Banks Link Love ritual. The links are overflowing this week, so let’s get down to business. Charter Boat Runs Aground The

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Outer Banks Infographic: Have You Ever?!

Another round of Outer Banks Infographic love. Pretty pictures and great OBX info. As I’ve mentioned, we’re spreading the Outer Banks Infographic love with a mix of originals and groovy infographics we stumble across while hunting online. And today we are bringing you an absolute

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Outer Banks Link Love: 1.6.12 – Welcome to the Love

I have a small confession to make. My name is Adam, and I’m addicted to blogging. Oh, this isn’t Bloggers Anonymous? My bad. Anywho, I love everything about blogs; writing, reading, learning, feeling connected to the authors. It is amazing how

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First Movie in North Carolina Shot on the Outer Banks Tells the Story of the Lost Colony

The staged performance of “The Lost Colony” will soon open (May 27th) for its 74th year on the Outer Banks – started in 1937! But before the curtain rises for opening night, a new tale is being discovered. The News

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New Secrets of the Outer Banks Lost Colony Discovered?

The Lost Colony is one America’s oldest unsolved mysteries. Archeology sleuths have long been hot on the trail of the aptly named lost colony. Historians have been puzzled for centuries about just what happened to the group of about 117

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2011 Summer Events on the Outer Banks

It’s never too early to start thinking about summer…especially considering the OBX is going to get hit with snow tonight! The town of Duck, NC puts together an awesome schedule of free, fun, and family-friendly events every summer, and 2011

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Outer Banks Lands on Yahoo Travel’s List of Top 10 Places to Take the Kids Before They Grow Up

Working from suggestions in the book 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up, Yahoo Travel just released their list of Top 10 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up, and the Outer Banks made the

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