Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Ocracoke & the War of 1812

Present day visitors to Ocracoke, as well as residents, seldom ponder the central role the island played throughout American history. An almost forgotten era of local history is the War of 1812 and the Invasion of Portsmouth and Ocracoke by the British. Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter recounts some of the frightening events of July, 1813. Click on this link to read about Ocracoke & the War of 1812.

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