Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Election Day

It is already in the mid-70s this morning! Rain is in the forecast, but we are hoping for a large turnout for today's elections. Although Ocracokers have a long history as renegades and independent thinkers they value their democratic right to vote.

Because he had no horse, and his friends wouldn't take him, one of my ancestors (with unpopular political views) walked from Hatteras Inlet to the village to cast his ballot in the 1800s. I'm sure you won't be saddled with a similar burden, so be sure to go to the polls today and let your vote be counted.

To see new items we've added to our on-line catalog, please click here: "What's New at Village Craftsmen".

You can read our latest newsletter here. It's the story of two old maps (1590 & 1795) and place names on the Outer Banks.

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