|Lum Gaskill's Net House, ca. 1970|
Nets were often hung out in the sun on racks to dry, as shown in this vintage postcard from the 1950s:
If you have ever wondered how the street you live on or vacation on got its name, or are just curious about other street names, take a look at this month's Ocracoke Newsletter. We have compiled a list of every official street in Ocracoke village, along with one or more paragraphs explaining how they came to be named. You can read the Newsletter here.