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Independence Day (Island Farm)

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Independence Day, 1850’s style with Island Farm! On Thursday, July 4, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., the Farm will host visitors to celebrate the holiday. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the Farm’s grassy lawn, and continue celebrations of the nation’s birth with musket-fire, traditional games, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence.

A living history farmstead, Island Farm is a tangible glimpse into coastal history, and the realities of life on Roanoke Island in the mid-1800’s. Admission to the site is $10, and children 3 and under are admitted for free. The site is located at 1140 N US Highway 64, north of Manteo on Roanoke Island.

Island Farm is owned and operated by Outer Banks Conservationists, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1980 to protect important natural, cultural, and historic resources along North Carolina’s Outer Banks through education and conservation. For more information, visit https:obcinc.org/visit-our-sites/island-farm/, or email info@obcinc.org or call 252-473-6500.

 

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Island Farm
1140 N. US Hwy 64
Manteo, 27954 United States
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Organizer

Island Farm
Phone
252-473-6500
Email
islandfarm@obcinc.org