Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Featured in 'Our State' Magazine

Posted By on January 28, 2014

The universally loved magazine, Our State, Down Home in North Carolina, runs a gorgeous and cleverly creative Photo Essay in each monthly issue, and Dare County’s own Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station was one of those selected for the current issue’s essay on “Historic Kitchens”.

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station's two-page spread in the February 2014 issue of 'Our State' magazine. (photo by Emily Chaplin)

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station’s two-page spread in the February 2014 issue of ‘Our State’ magazine. (photo by Emily Chaplin)

The two page spread is in the February 2014 issue currently on the news stands.

Chicamacomico is in very good company along side of the Whalehead Club in Corolla, the Biltmore House, the Carl Sandberg Home, Bennett Place, Old Salem, Battleship U.S.S. North Carolina, and many more. 

            There is also a “Behind the Scenes” feature on the Our State website of photographer Emily Chaplin at work in Chicamacomico’s historic kitchen of 1911.

            Our State is widely available on the Outer Banks and can be found on news stands at most grocery stores, pharmacies, and library branches.

On Hatteras Island it can be found at the Hatteras Village library and the Frisco Shopping Center.

Single copies at $4.95 can be ordered online at

The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum is one of the many sites on the Historic Albemarle Tour and the National Outer Banks Scenic Byway.  It is located in Rodanthe, the northernmost village of Cape Hatteras Island, oceanside at 23645 NC Highway 12, or MilePost 39.5, or GPS 35 35 737N, 75 27 981W. It is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from mid-April to end of November.

The February 2014 issue of 'Our State' magazine, featuring Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station.

The February 2014 issue of ‘Our State’ magazine, featuring Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station.


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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