What happened to Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony

The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island was an early attempt by English settlers to establish a permanent colony in North America. The colony was established in 1587 on Roanoke Island, off the coast of what is now North Carolina, by Governor John White and around 120 settlers. Shortly after arriving, Governor White returned to EnglandContinue reading “What happened to Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony”

History of the First Flight

As a former Navy pilot, visiting the Wright Brothers National Memorial in North Carolina was something I have wanted to do for a very long time. Being at the location of the first ever powered flight felt so close to who I am…as I still take pride in what I did for my country andContinue reading “History of the First Flight”

Walking in Black Beard’s Footsteps

Walking in the footsteps of Black Beard on Ocracoke island was an adventure that we will never forget. Join us and learn about why this infamous pirate loved this part of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and why he was killed just after being pardoned by the British. Intro: 0:00 Ocracoke British cemetery: 0:11Continue reading “Walking in Black Beard’s Footsteps”

Graveyard of the Atlantic History

The Graveyard of the Atlantic is the perfect name for the Outer Banks of North Carolina…and we’ll tell you why. We learn about the history of one of the oldest light houses in America, walk in Black Beard’s footsteps, and learn about an Ironclad battleship that sank not far from where we were! Intro: 0:00Continue reading “Graveyard of the Atlantic History”