Mini Golf on the Hill

Uncover some of the mystery that lies buried beneath Jockey’s Ridge in Nags Head, N.C.

Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks

Enjoy an overview of the Graveyard of the Atlantic, as well as some of the subjects of the exhibits and artifacts at our museum.

Messages from the Sea

Learn about Aleta, the mailboat that connected the Outer Banks island communities by carrying people and mail to and from Ocracoke.

A Hard Road to Freedom

Learn about the black experience on the Outer Banks during the Civil War and early Reconstruction.

Richard Etheridge: A Call for Courage

Become acquainted with a remarkable man of courage, Richard Etheridge, who fought for the rights of his people in the Roanoke Island Freedman’s Colony, fought proudly as a soldier during the Civil War, and became the first African American Life-Saving Station Keeper.