Day Trip

Ocracoke: In Search of Shells and Buried Treasure

My Life in Vignettes

North end of Ocracoke, Photo from Author's Private Collection

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A week's vacation on the Outer Banks with a visit to Ocracoke has been a much-anticipated highlight of our summers for as long as I can remember.

Ocracoke, a barrier island off the coast of North Carolina, lies near the southern…