The Deadly History Of This North Carolina Place Is Terrifying But True
Since the 16th century, a region of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina has been deemed “The Graveyard of the Atlantic.” Thousands of ships, crew members and captains have all met their demise in this particular spot and by the 1800s several lighthouses were constructed to help ships navigate around the deadly rocks lining the coast.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate
Today advanced technology helps seamlessly guide ships, but the Graveyard of the Atlantic still strikes occasionally. A year ago, a cruise ship got caught in deadly 30 ft. waves with 76 MPH winds, and some passengers were even injured in the tempest.
Even the most seasoned sailors still have their fears about the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Do you have any stories to share?