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”

The first battle of the Ironclads

We visit Fort Norfolk, the location of the Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack (aka CSS Virginia). This 200+ year old fort is linked directly to George Washington and has been used heavily over the past 200 years! It is an amazing treasure of American History. Intro: 0:00 Inside Fort Norfolk: 0:15 Battle ofContinue reading “The first battle of the Ironclads”