What do an abandoned ship, disappearing Englishmen, rum and birds have in common? They are all real-life, unsolved mysteries from your OBX national parks!
With a nickname like the "Graveyard of the Atlantic," there are no shortage of legends and lore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. But what happened to the crew of the Carrol A. Derring, the "Ghost Ship" of the Outer Banks?
While the Wright brothers can be credited for putting Kill Devil Hills on the map, the sand dunes that stood where your park stands today were already called Kill Devil Hills...but why this unique name?
Years before the settlers we know as the "Lost" Colony came to the Outer Banks, other English explorers visited the area, interacted with the Carolina Algonquians who lived here and then disappeared without a trace. What happened to them?
Read on...if you dare!