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Old old articles about Ocracoke

From the archives: Coupe Poor Submarine Carolina Man Learns

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here This story was picked up by several national news sources, including the Daily Review (Hayward, California) in...

From the archives: Ocracoke’s first 4th of July celebration

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This article appeared in the Wilmington Morning Star, July 6, 1914. We can’t vouch for all of the facts in this article, but we...

100 years ago: How Ocracoke celebrated a Fourth of July

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For Ocracoke news, click here.   Editor's note:  The United States declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, during World War I. The year...

Quaintest Town in America on a North Carolina island: A view...

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By Peter Vankevich Island native Chester Lynn has always loved old articles on Ocracoke.  Lynn owns Annabelle’s Florist and Antiques  on Back Road and loves...

The Ocracoke boy who grew up as a girl: ‘Vera’ Charles...

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 The story below is from the Charlotte News Friday Sept 23, 1921,  page 18. Boy Likes Girl Life The Best Young Williams Decides to Go Back to...

Ocracoke and Sable islands: Kindred spirits with shipwrecks, horses and a...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Note: While preparing a Birds of Ocracoke profile on the Savannah  “Ipswich” Sparrow, a...

From the archives: A look at Ocracoke’s first 4th of July...

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Since 4th of July events on Ocracoke were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic,  we thought it  would be interesting to take...

Coupe Poor Submarine Carolina Man Learns

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here This story was picked up by several national news sources, including the Daily Review (Hayward, California) in...

Historical article: Wahab to Hunt with New Decoy

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and more, click here The Second annual Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday. The...