Friday, September 27, 2013

Ocracoke Methodist Episcopal Church

As mentioned yesterday, a congregation of the Methodist Episcopal Church (Ocracokers called this the "Northern Church") was established on the island in 1883. Wesley Chapel, constructed in part from timbers salvaged from a shipwreck, was built on the Back Road (where Zillie's is located today).

Ocracoke Methodist Episcopal Church

To read a complete history of the two Ocracoke Island Methodist Churches (and why they became divided...and later reunited), click here

Our most recent Ocracoke Newsletter is a compilation of humorous stories told by or about islanders. You can read it here:

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