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OBX History Weekend 2022

March 30 @ 10:00 am - April 3 @ 4:00 pm

OBX History Weekend 2022 opens on Wednesday, March 30th, with specialized site tours in the mornings and afternoons across the Outer Banks.

Site tours include Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial. No reservations are required.

Specialized Guided Site Tours—mornings & afternoons as scheduled.

Interactive Living History Episode of Elizabethan Songs and Instrumentals starring the ever popular Elizabethan lady, Nancy Avalon.
Nancy Avalon

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Tours

Tour Times
Morning: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon (tour repeat): 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

The Fort Raleigh National Historic Site guided tours meet at the Lindsay Warren Visitor Center.

The site tour will include the museum, a video screening, and National Park Service ranger-led walking tours of the Historic Zone and of The Lost Colony’s Waterside Theatre.

An interactive Living History Episode of Elizabethan Songs and Instrumentals will star the ever-popular Elizabethan lady, Nancy Avalon, an interpreter from Colorado. The performance will take place inside the Visitor Center.

Willie Balderson portraying Anas Todkill
Willie Balderson portraying Anas Todkill

Willie Balderson, Director of Living History and Historic Trades Interpretation for the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, performs his living history episode in the Historic Zone. Balderson portrays Anas Todkill, the Jamestown colonist sent to search for survivors of Raleigh’s ‘lost colony’.

Wright Brothers National Memorial Tours

Tour Times
Morning: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon (tour repeat): 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

The Wright Brothers National Memorial guided tour meets at the Visitor Center.

Paul Carr as Wilbur Wright, “The Spirit of Wilbur Wright” will be attending OBX History Weekend 2022.
Col. Paul Carr
Portraying Wilbur Wright

Includes the Museum and Flight Room exhibits; Ranger-led tour of the First Flight Boulder & Flight Line; a short walk to meet the Guide at the Reconstructed 1903 Camp Buildings; climb Kill Devil Hill to the Wright Brothers Monument and view the December 1903 Sculpture after ranger-led tours commence; Paul Carr, portraying Wilbur Wright, greets attendees near the Camp Buildings for his Living History presentation.

 

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Start:
March 30 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 3 @ 4:00 pm
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