Saturday, October 22 · 9:00am - 12:30pm
Ocracoke Island, NC
|For||Hatteras Island Genealogical and Preservation Society|
Ocracoke History Hunting Trip
Date: October 22, 2011
Where to meet: 8:30 a.m - Ferry terminal parking lot in Hatteras Village. We will be car pooling from there unless other prior arrangements are made. Please feel free to drive separately if desired. Ferry will be departing at 9 a.m
Start of tour: 11 a.m until noon (give or take). Phillip Howard will be giving our group a guided tour of the the Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum. He will be sharing some fascinating island history and discussing the museum and it's holdings.
12-ish - 1:30-ish p.m= Lunch @ the Flying Melon.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m: The walking tour of Howard Street and it's cemeteries will begin. Phillip will be sharing some spooktacular stories of the families of Ocracoke and their final resting places.
Tour will end at the Village Craftsman. Please follow the below link for more info on Phillip Howard and The Village Craftsman
After the tour, it will be up to the individual group members as to whether they stay on the island or head for the ferry. Please be sure if you are car pooling, to check w/ all who are riding with you as to their plans prior to leaving Hatteras that morning. It is a 14 mile drive from the south ferry dock to Ocracoke Village.
NCDOT: Ferry Division - Ferry Schedule
$12 for walking tour. Will be due on day of tour.
The ride on the Hatteras/Ocracoke Ferry is free. No charge.
Update: Due to Hurricane Irene, those who are planning to join
us and do not live on Hatteras Island, may have to change their
travel plans by taking the Swan Quarter/Cedar Island ferries to
Ocracoke. Please follow the NCDOT's link below in order to keep
up with the latest info on NC HWY 12's Recovery Project.
Cost for touring the museum is a donation of your choice.
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