Ocracoke Working Watermens Exhibit

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  • 278 Irvin Garrish Hwy. (Rt 12)

    Ocracoke,   NC   27960


    Located in the former Will Willis Store & Fish House, a National Register Historic Structure - The exhibit will seek to provide a better understanding of the real Ocracoke and how heritage is still alive in many ways. Travelers too often leave a museum or exhibit with an understanding of only what is gone. It is uplifting for people to see the roots of this maritime community still present even under such tremendous present day challenges. The mission of the exhibit is to highlight how fishing past and present plays an important role in connecting community, environment, traditional workplace, and the local economy. Take your time at the exhibit enjoy the breeze, watch the boats, and read up on the waterman.The exhibit has short video clips on many topics, current printed materials from NC organizations and is the depot for classes and special events birding excursions, small group meetings, hands on classes. Bulletins are posted weekly during the peak summer season.

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    278 Irvin Garrish Hwy. (Rt 12)
    Ocracoke NC 27960


    Latitude: 35° 6' 52.56" / Longitude: -75° 58' 51.5994"

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