Category Archive: North Carolina

Jul 21

North Carolina is home to Wright Brothers first flight

The monument

The National Park Service operates the National Memorial to the Wright Brothers located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, specifically the Kitty Hawk/Kill Devil Hills area. All have heard of the first manned flight in a powered airplane. Any trip to the area of the Outer Banks should include a visit to this dramatic …

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Jul 13

“The Lost Colony” brings history to the outdoor stage

Old Tom (Robert Hooghkirk)

The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island has been the subject of study by historians for centuries. For the past 79 years the Roanoke Island Historical Association has put on a play that gives the history of the lost settlement and one version of what happened to the missing settlers. This production is a wonderful play. …

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Jul 03

BJ’s Carolina Cafe was a good stop

My "catch of the day" with cornbread, hand cut fries and slaw.

Sher and I were on our way to Kitty Hawk from Va Beach with our family and hit some very slow traffic. Seems like lots of folks were on their way to the Outer Banks that Saturday. We stopped at a place named BJ’s Carolina Cafe to eat and hopefully the traffic would be cleared when we …

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