Earlier this year the Ocracoke Preservation Society received a generous bequest for Historic Preservation from the Geraldine Beveridge Estate. OPS issued a press release in August. You can read the document here:
Members of the Society, as well as residents and friends of Ocracoke were delighted with the bequest. The Society is actively working to put the money to good use to save and protect significant island structures. We will be sharing more information as it becomes available.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is a reprint of an article Philip wrote about sailing aboard the historic two-masted schooner, Mary E. It was originally published in the Washington Post in 1976. You can read it here: