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    Albert Styron’s Store

    One of five general stores on Ocracoke during the first half of the twentieth century, Albert Styron’s store served the need of people living Down

  • Beach Access Parking

    In addition to the life-guarded beach, Ocracoke Island provides six parking areas north of the village. Each lot provides access to the beach via footpaths.

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    Berkley Castle

    Influenced by both New England turn-of-the-century resort architecture and by Colonial Williamsburg style, the Castle was built in the mid-1950s by industrialist Sam Jones.

  • British Cemetery

    This small graveyard is the final resting place of four British sailors from an armed trawler torpedoed in 1942.

  • Ferries

    The south terminal provides passage to Cedar Island and Swan Quarter while the north terminal connects Ocracoke to Hatteras Island.

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    Hammock Hills Nature Trail

    North of the village across from the NPS campground is Hammock Hills Nature Trail, a ¾ of a mile loop through some of the highest points on the island.

  • 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.

  • Howard Street

    Howard Street is a North Carolina treasure. No other street has the history and charm it boasts.

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    Loop Shack Hill

    A U.S. Navy installation designed to detect and deter U-boats off the North Carolina Coast during World War II.

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    NCCAT Ocracoke Campus

    The historic old Coast Guard building houses the Ocracoke branch of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

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    Ocracoke Civic and Business Association

    Ocracoke Civic and Business Association is a non-profit organization that promotes local businesses and events.

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    Ocracoke Lighthouse

    Ocracoke Island’s most prominent landmark is its 75′ tall lighthouse built in 1823.

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    Ocracoke Preservation Museum

    The Ocracoke Preservation Society is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the preservation of Ocracoke Island’s rich historical and cultural heritage.

  • Off-Road Driving

    The National Park Service on Ocracoke Island provides several ramps and trails that can be used by off-road vehicles to access the beach and the soun

  • Old Diver

    About one hundred years ago, Augustus Abner McQuire drown while attempting to repair the hull of a ship anchored off Ocracoke. He was buried on Ocracoke and became a local ghost legend.

  • Photo Sphere Map

    Ocracoke Navigator offers 360 degree images of many points of interest and businesses on Ocracoke Island.

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    Silver Lake

    Native islanders almost always refer to Silver Lake Harbor as “The Creek.” More formally it is called “Cockle Creek,” a name used for generations.

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    Springer’s Point

    Springer’s Point is the last maritime forest remaining in Ocracoke Village. Off its shore is Teach’s Hole, where Blackbeard’s last battle took place.

  • Village Craftsmen

    Village Craftsmen on Howard Street offers an extensive selection of quality American-made handcrafts.