Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Ocracoke and Philadelphia

Two and a half years ago I wrote, "Visitors to Ocracoke are often surprised to learn that many island families have connections with Philadelphia and the surrounding area. "

Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, 1905

You can read that blog post here:  https://villagecraftsmen.blogspot.com/2017/01/philadelphia.html.

Just last week, noted award-wining North Carolina historian, David Cecelski, wrote a much more thorough and illuminating article detailing the many connections between Ocracoke and Philadelphia. You can read that article here: https://davidcecelski.com/2019/07/12/ocracoke-and-philadelphia-an-outer-banks-village-a-great-seaport-and-the-bond-between-them/.


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