Stories From Our Staff

What’s in a Photograph? A Second Look at the Oldest Image of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse

What’s in a Photograph? A Second Look at the Oldest Image of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse By: Meghan Agresto, Currituck Beach Lighthouse Site Manager & …
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Growing Guide for Your Hayman Sweet Potato Starter Kit

How to Care for Your Sweet Potato Starter Kit Hi guys! If you’ve picked up one of our Hayman sweet potato starter kits this spring,  …
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Itinerant Photographers and Goats at the Currituck Beach Lighthouse

By: Meghan Agresto, Currituck Beach Lighthouse Site Manager and Historian In 2018, the State Archives of North Carolina posted a blog about the many photos …
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Silver River Center for Chair Caning Visits Island Farm

On November 5th and 6th Island Farm is teaming up with the Silver River Center for Chair Caning to offer two unique learning opportunities. Participants …
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Island Farm to Host 10th Annual Pumpkin Patch

Bring your friends and family to celebrate the arrival of fall at Island Farm! On the first four Saturdays in October, Island Farm will host its 10th annual Pumpkin Patch event. There will …
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A Delayed Letter of Gratitude Opens New Doors in Lighthouse Research

By: Meghan Agresto, Currituck Beach Lighthouse Site Manager & Historian After its illumination in 1875, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse supplied a need “long felt by …
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Currituck Beach Lighthouse Celebrates 145 Years of Light

By Meghan Agresto, Currituck Beach Lighthouse Site Manager December 1, 2020, marks 145 years since the Currituck Beach Lighthouse was first lit. In 1873, Congress …
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Why Does the Currituck Beach Lighthouse Need Your Help?

By: Outer Banks Conservationists Staff As we do every so often, the Outer Banks Conservationists (OBC) signed a contract for big preservation work to be …
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The Hayman Sweet Potato

From One Island to Another: The Hayman Sweet Potato’s First Stop on the Outer Banks You may have never heard of the Hayman sweet potato. …
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