Outer Banks History Center


Outer Banks History Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Call for Submissions

MANTEO, NC November 4, 2013 – To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Outer Banks History Center is partnering with the Dare County Arts Council to present an art exhibit, An Eye for Art, a Heart for History, showcasing the many aspects of the heritage and history of the Outer Banks […]


Learn to Dance the Big Apple at the Outer Banks History Center on August 10

MANTEO, NC July 26, 2013 — Come learn a few steps of the “Big Apple,” the dance craze that swept the nation in 1937. As an adjunct to the Outer Banks History Center’s exhibit Dare County in the 1930s: Decade of Determination and as part of Department of Cultural Resources’ “2nd […]


Outer Banks History Center to Debut New Exhibit March 1

MANTEO, NC – Despite the Great Depression, the 1930s were times of great change in Dare County, N.C. The building of roads and bridges, improvements to national historic sites and the resourcefulness of the people created unparalleled opportunities for economic growth and set a new course for the future that would […]


Civil War scenes through the Lens of the Magic Lantern

MANTEO – A Civil War photography presentation will be held on Saturday, July 14, in the Meeting Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park from 2-3 p.m. Jointly hosted with Outer Banks History Center, it will feature Civil War historian, Dennis Schurr. The event is free and open to the public. The […]