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Articles in OBX History

Find articles here about history on the Outer Banks. Learn all about our rich, long history on this little strip of sand we call home. No matter how far you want to go back in time, the OBX has great history that should be shared with grown-ups and kids alike.

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by Written by Think Currituck on March 17, 2021
Knotts Island NC: History, Beauty & Community
by Written by Think Currituck on March 17, 2021
At least anywhere most people have heard of without pulling out a smartphone, especially if you’re not a native, a longtime resident, or a frequent visitor to Northeastern North Carolina or Southeastern Virginia.... Read full article
on February 02, 2021
The Pigman Chronicles - Episode 6 "Super Pigman"
on February 02, 2021
The Pigman Chronicles Episode 6 "Super Pigman" Pigman Chronicles is a series of old Pigman's BBQ 30 sec TV spots that appeared on Outer Banks Cable TV in the early 1900's. STAY TUNED FOR MORE EXCITING ADVENTURES OF THE PIGMAN ......... Read full article
on January 15, 2021
The Pigman Chronicles - Episode 5 "Dr Pigman & Hyde"
on January 15, 2021
The Pigman Chronicles Episode 5 "Dr Pigman & Hyde" Pigman Chronicles is a series of old Pigman's BBQ 30 sec TV spots that appeared on Outer Banks Cable TV in the early 1900's. STAY TUNED FOR MORE EXCITING ADVENTURES OF THE PIGMAN ......... Read full article
on December 14, 2020
The Pigman Chronciles - Episode 3 "Silence of the Hams"
on December 14, 2020
Pigman Chronicles is a series of old Pigman's BBQ 30 sec TV spots that appeared on Outer Banks Cable TV in the early 1900's, Staring Billy "Pigman" Shaver, the original Outer Banks Pigman!! STAY TUNED FOR MORE ........ Read full article
by Russ Lay "Buzz Master" on August 28, 2020
"RUM"-Outer Banks Distilling
by Russ Lay "Buzz Master" on August 28, 2020
This episode finds the OBX Buzz visiting the Outer Banks' first and only distillery where they produce Kill Devil Rum. Climb aboard lads and lassies and get a preview of what you'll see when you visit them in the historic Manteo Waterfront District.... Read full article
by Russ Lay "Buzz Master" on July 29, 2020
From Tragedy a Celebration of Life Through Art—Ravann and Sebastian
by Russ Lay "Buzz Master" on July 29, 2020
Along the southern walkway at Dowdy’s Park in Nags Head stands a painted wall known as the Peek-A-Boo wall. It was an integral part of the overall concept of the park designed for children to have some fun while experiencing art.... Read full article
by Jordan Horwat on April 16, 2020
How Local Businesses Plan to Triumph After Outer Banks Closure
by Jordan Horwat on April 16, 2020
Tourism feeds the Outer Banks economy, but what happens when the bridges are closed to visitors? What sort of toll does that take on local businesses and the people employed by those businesses? ... Read full article

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