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Some Local History – Nags Head North Carolina

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Most everyone has heard the old story about how Nags Head got its name. How, as legend has it, the early inhabitants of the sandy banks were not above tying lanterns around horses’ necks (or their tails, one variation goes) and leading the animals up and down the  beach. Merchant skippers at sea, seeing the […]