Caesar: the earliest notable black resident of North Carolina

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By Connie Leinbach New research by author-historian Kevin Duffus of Raleigh has revealed that the positive identification of an African-American member of Blackbeard’s crew provides...

‘Mysterious Ship’ reported in August Observer explained

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September 2014 Editor’s note: The Observer is printing historic news sto­ries about Ocracoke in each issue. Last month’s issue in­cluded a report of “mysterious ships”...

Historical News Article: Mystery Ship Seen off Ocracoke (1921)

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Editor’s Note: This article ap­peared on page one in the Green­ville News, Aug. 3, 1921. If anyone has any knowledge of “mysterious ships” appearing...

Gentle reminders: A morning spent with pelicans, oysters, O’cockers

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By Kelley Shinn Anyone who has spent at least a few seasons on Ocracoke will tell you that things here happen differ­ently. Often, despite what...

Islander Eleanor Garrish: from Dust Bowl to Ocracoke Part 3

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Islander Eleanor Garrish: from Dust Bowl to Ocracoke Part 3 July 2015 Compiled by Pat Garber Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series. Home...

OCRACOKE BREAKS INTO THE LIMELIGHT ON THE 4TH

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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...

Ambassador Leonard Meeker on the Cuban Missile Crisis

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This lecture took place on Oct. 23, 2012 at the Ocracoke library.   The Cuban Missile Crisis was  a 13-day confrontation in October 1962 between the...

Islander Eleanor Garrish: from Dust Bowl to Ocracoke Part 2

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June 2015 Compiled by Pat Garber Editor’s note: This is a three-part series, look for the last in­stallment in the July Issue. Having made her de­cision to...

Ocracoke Preservation Society

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If you have any interest in Ocracoke's rich  cultural  history, the Ocracoke Preservation's  Society David William's House Museum is  a must see when visiting...

Islander Eleanor Garrish: from Dust Bowl to Ocracoke Part 1

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May 2015 Compiled by Pat Garber Editor’s note: This is a three-part series, look for the next in­stallment in the June issue. Part I: Growing up...