Outer Banks, North Carolina!

Outer Banks, North Carolina!
Our beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical map of the Outer Banks in North Carolina!
Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Known for the Wright brothers of Dayton, Ohio. First powered airplane flight in 1903.
Nags Head
Known for huge sand dunes visible from miles at sea.
Manteo
Named after a civilized Croatan Indian.
Wanchese
Indigenous people inhabited the area 1500 years ago, fishing and collecting oysters and shellfish.
Roanoke Island
Is best known as the sight of the first attempted settlements of English Colonists in the new world, 
including the settlers of the "Lost Colony".
Pea Island
Well known for the first all black man crew life-saving station.The keeper Richard Etheridge was considered the best surfman on the North Carolina coast in 1879.
Rodanthe
Easternmost point of North Carolina.
Waves
Known as Cape Kenrick on colonial era maps.
Salvo
Named during the American Civil War by a passing Union officer. Formally given to the town in 1901.
Avon
Historically known as Kinnakeet Village it was then renamed Avon in 1883. The Little Kinnakeet Life 
Saving Station was among the first seven stations constructed on the North Carolina treacherous 
Outer Banks in 1874.
Buxton
Most famous for Cape Hatteras lighthouse protecting sailors from Cape Point where the Gulf Stream 
and Labrador currents intersect. Waters off the Cape Point Coast are known as Diamond Shoals and 
the Graveyard of the Atlantic.
Frisco
Previously known as Trent, but received the name Frisco in 1898. Home to the only airfield on the 
island.
Hatteras
Named by the Croatan Indians. Hatteras, an English rendition meaning "there is less vegetation".
Ocracoke
Well known for the legends of Blackbeard, a pirate able to navigate the treacherous waters which provided him a hide out til his death in 1718.
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