One of The Worst Disasters in U.S. History Happened Right Here in North Carolina

Scores of people flock to the North Carolina coast each year, each expecting to enjoy the breathtaking views and a vacation filled with rest and relaxation. But few of those visitors realize the history of the popular spot. While North Carolina’s Outer Banks have become a vacation destination for many, it was once the site of one of the country’s very first tragedies.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What do you think happened to The Lost Colony?

For more North Carolina history, here are 11 hiking trails that lead to some incredible pieces of history.