This month in Outer Banks History looks at the Battle of Roanoke Island that took place in the early stages of the Civil War. Outer Banks History Center Director Samantha Crisp details the February 1862 battle in this video produced by Dare County’s CurrentTV.
The Outer Banks History Center in Manteo is an archival research facility administered by the Special Collections Section of the State Archives. For more information, visit the website. To browse the digital collections, visit here and here. Outer Banks History Center NCDCR or North Carolina Digital Collections.
Produced in Dare County’s administration building, CurrentTV offers government and educational programming on two channels and is supported by Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo, Dare County Government, Dare County Schools, UNC Coastal Studies Institute and College of The Albemarle.
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