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Outer Banks Lighthouses

The Outer Banks has a fascinating story to share, from the first English settlement in what would become America, to the Wright Brother’s development of powered flight, and the wars that rages off our coast before and after.

From elusive legends to the very real artifacts still being discovered under our feet and below the waves, the Outer Banks is sharing its secrets today. Explore the treasures along NC HWY 12, such as the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, the U.S. Weather Bureau Station, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and the Graveyard of the Atlantic museum. Immerse yourself in little pieces of the OBX history.


For more than two centuries, lighthouses have guarded the Outer Banks coast and always guided the...

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