Posts Tagged: Fort Raleigh

Tourism to Outer Banks NPS Sites Creates $255.4 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,212,924 visitors to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial in 2018 spent $203.1 million in communities near...

Elizabethan Gardens Hosting Kentucky Derby Event

The Outer Banks models one of the finest of southern traditions with their Kentucky Derby Party, an annual fundraising event to benefit three local nonprofits. While the actual race is hundreds of miles away,...

‘Ghosts of The Lost Colony’ Returning to Haunt Roanoke Island

The Lost Colony once again presents Ghosts of The Lost Colony starting this Monday and haunting the historic site of America’s first unsolved mystery for two weeks. You are invited to join “Trevor Janzen”...

‘Ghosts of The Lost Colony’ Local Auditions Announced

On Thursday, February 1, The Lost Colony will hold local auditions for its upcoming 2018 production of Ghosts of The Lost Colony.  Auditions will be held at 6:00pm at the Lost Colony Building, located at 1409 National Park...

Elizabethan Gardens Hosts WinterLights Christmas Display

Like illuminated gems setting the night ablaze with lights, The Elizabethan Gardens’ WinterLights truly adds sparkle to the crown jewel of Outer Banks attractions in Manteo. The year-round garden has once again bedecked their...

National Public Lands Day Announced For Sept. 30

Join National Park Service staff on Saturday, September 30 at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site (1500 Fort Raleigh Road, Manteo) to contribute to the volunteer efforts. Meet at the park visitor center at 9:00...

NPS Honors Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony 154th Anniversary

The National Park Service (NPS) Outer Banks Group is honoring the 154th anniversary of the Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on May 14. “If you can cross the creek...

NPS Outer Banks Group Tourism Creates $247.6 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,162,855 visitors to to the Outer Banks Group of national park sites in 2016 spent $197.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported...

Visit Your Outer Banks Parks During National Park Week April 15-23

National Park Week is April 15 to 23, an annual national celebration of people, parks, trails, heritage areas, national trails and rivers, seashores, historic sites, beautiful landscapes, and so many more remarkable places, including three...

Outer Banks National Parks Drew More Than 3 Million Visits In 2016

The National Park Service has announced that its local parks within the Outer Banks Group recorded a total of 3,162,854 visits in 2016, which was celebrated as the Park Service’s centennial anniversary year since...