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RODANTHE, N.C. – The Chicamacomico Historical Association has received two commissioned paintings that depict the 1918 rescue of 42 sailors from the HMS Mirlo, a British oil tanker, by Chicamacomico Keeper John Allen Midgett Jr. and his brave crew of surfmen  from...

If fresh seafood is what you crave, Hatteras Island can serve it up right! Most of the restaurants on the Island specialize in fresh dishes with the catch of the day, clams, oysters, NC shrimp...you won’t be disappointed. What many don’t know are the little hidden gems that may not serve fish,...

August 18, 1899

The Priscilla, a barentine hailing from Baltimore, was on course for Rio when it was ran aground by the intense winds of hurricane San Ciriaco. At 3 a.m. Rasmus Midgett was on beach patrol headed southward from Gull Shoals Lifesaving Station when he came

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The water’s off of the Outer Banks are filled with history and mystery. One of the greatest unsolved mysteries is that of disappearance of Theodosia Burr.

In 1812 the wife of the South Carolina governor, Theodosia Burr, set sail from South Carolina to New York aboard the ship

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Exciting things are happening for the ferry system this year! 

Beginning Summer 2018 a brand new passenger ferry will be running trips between Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island. The new ferry will take passengers right into Silver Lake in the heart of Ocracoke Village

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