Tag: The Lost Colony Outdoor Play

A Perfect Day in Manteo in the NC Outer Banks

It's less than two miles square, with a year-round population right around 1,600. Yet the tiny town of Manteo is packed with fun and fascinating sights for the entire family.Named for Manteo, a Croatan Native chief who befriended the early British settlers, this Roanoke Island village is steeped in

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Relive Fabled Outer Banks History at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

No doubt you've heard of the famous Lost Colony of Roanoke Island, NC. Founded in 1587, this ill-fated settlement was the first English colony in what is now the United States. From the outset, the intrepid settlers - numbering about 112 to 121 - faced daunting daily challenges: scarce food, wary

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10 Family-Friendly Things to Do in the Outer Banks

Heading to the Outer Banks with children in tow? You'll be glad to know that these beautiful barrier islands offer countless opportunities for family-focused fun. Here are a few suggestions.#1 Visit Jockey's Ridge State ParkLocated at Milepost 12.5 in Nags Head, this 426-acre scenic park offers

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Spotlight on Manteo: Small-Town Vibe, Big-Time Fun in the NC Outer Banks

It covers less than two square miles, with a population right around 1,500. Yet Manteo, North Carolina, is one of the liveliest spots in the entire Outer Banks.No matter when you visit, you'll find plenty to see - from the famous Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse to the vibrant downtown, busy marina,

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Fun Outer Banks Activities for Large Groups

Are you vacationing with a large group? Perhaps you're booking an OuterBanks getaway for a wedding party, family reunion, church group, corporateretreat, or multi-family gathering?No matter what your party's purpose, you'll find lots to see and do inthe NC Outer Banks, including fun-filled

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Fact Checks on The Lost Colony

This is the 80 Anniversary year of outdoor drama The Lost Colony. Written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paul Green and first performed in 1937, except for four years during WWII—1942-1945—the play has been a mainstay of Outer Banks life.The play is a historical drama, telling the

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