One hundred and twenty-one years ago the wooden steamship "Pioneer" ran aground on Ocracoke's beach. It was a memorable wreck because of the large amount of general cargo that washed into the village. As islanders said, it was like "manna from heaven!" You can read more here:
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of Ocracoke native Major General Ira Thomas Wyche. You can read the complete story here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news092110.htm.