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Ocracoke Naval Base During World War II, the US Navy built a base on Ocracoke Island to patrol the coast and deter U-boat attacks.
Fort Ocracoke Memorial During the Civil War, a Confederate fort was constructed on Beacon Island, about one mile inside Ocracoke Inlet. This memorial commemorates this fort and the men from Ocracoke and Portsmouth who served.
Fort Ocracoke During the Civil War, a Confederate fort was constructed on Beacon Island, about one mile inside Ocracoke Inlet. The fort was destroyed on September 17, 1861, and in 1998, the remains were discovered.
NCCAT Ocracoke Campus The historic old Coast Guard building houses the Ocracoke branch of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.
Community Store (Historic Site) This old general store was established in 1918 and sold groceries, clothes, fishing supplies, hardware, and even caskets.
NPS Visitor Center Ocracoke is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. There are many programs offered at the National Park Service Visitor Center on Ocracoke.
Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum & Shop The Ocracoke Preservation Society is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the preservation of Ocracoke Island’s rich historical and cultural heritage.
Howard Cemetery The Howard Cemetery is one of the oldest on the island and one of the largest. George Howard, son of the last Colonial owner, is buried here.
Ocracoke Library For many years Ocracoke boasted the tiniest public library in the United States. The current library replaced the 96 square foot small wood frame building in 1998.
Ocracoke School Ocracoke has the smallest public school in the state of North Carolina. The school averages just over 6 graduates per year.
Methodist Church The Methodist Episcopal Church was first established on Ocracoke Island in 1828.
Village Craftsmen / Howard St. Both the "Around Creek" and "Down Point" audio tours begin at Village Craftsmen on Howard Street.
Blackbeard's Lodge Built in 1938, Blackbeard’s Lodge was the first island building constructed specifically as a modern hotel.
Old Post Office A History of the United States Post Office at Ocracoke.
Howard Street Howard Street is a North Carolina treasure. No other street has the history and charm it boasts.
British Cemetery This small graveyard is the final resting place of four British sailors from an armed trawler torpedoed in 1942.

Published:December 12, 2014


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