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Oak Island Lighthouse Run

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The Oak Island Lighthouse Run courses showcase the best scenery on the North Carolina Coast . At what other course can you see salt marshes, the Atlantic Ocean, wide beautiful beaches and see a Lighthouse? 2020 date moved to 11/14/2020. ... Read full article

N.C. 4th of July Festival

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The N.C. 4th of July Festival is held annually in the City of Southport July 2nd – 4th and Town of Oak Island June 30th. The City of Southport first celebrated our nation’s independence in 1792 as the “Festival of Free Men”. Over the years the nam... Read full article

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

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Southport, North Carolina stands at one of the world's crossroads, where the mighty Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Her past is tied to both the river and the sea. It is a story of exploration, piracy and commerce; of pilotage, salvage and ... Read full article

Bald Head Island Ferry & Tram Service

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In just 20 minutes, the Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc. passenger ferry transports you from Deep Point Marina, 1301 Ferry Road in Southport, NC, to the shores of Bald Head Island. For most of the year, ferries leave the mainland on the hour and... Read full article

Bald Head Island Conservancy and Nature Tours

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Bald Head Island Conservancy is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1983. The Conservancy's mission is barrier island conservation, preservation and education. It is located in a unique area within the Smith Island Complex which includes Ba... Read full article

Brunswick County

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Brunswick County is the 37th fastest growing county in the country and has land mass of 847 square miles with 19 incorporated municipalities, 24 unincorporated communities and six townships. Southport-Oak Island area has 32 of the 47 miles of beaches... Read full article

Fort Fisher State Historic Site

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Until the last few months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept North Carolina's port of Wilmington open to blockade-runners supplying necessary goods to Confederate armies inland. By 1865, the supply line through Wilmington was the last remaining suppl... Read full article

Oak Island Lighthouse

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The Oak Island Lighthouse was completed in 1958 at a total cost of $110,000.00. The lights are 169 feet above the water. A misconception is that the lighthouse itself is 169 feet tall. The actual structure is 153 feet tall, but it stands on a slight ... Read full article

Price Creek Lighthouse

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Price's Creek Lighthouse is 20 feet tall with a red brick exterior. It was built in 1848. The lighthouse, although not operational, is the only one still standing of eight lighthouses built along the Cape Fear River between Oak Island and Wilmington... Read full article

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

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The Aquariums were established in 1976 to promote an awareness, understanding, appreciation and conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of North Carolina’s ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams and other aquatic environments.... Read full article

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