September 27, 2023



Waves from Hurricane Lee reveal 152-year-old piece of buried Outer Banks history

The News & Observer

By Mark Price

September 15, 2023

A lost piece of Outer Banks has been revealed by turbulent waves linked to Hurricane Lee, according to the National Park Service. Brick walls and large building blocks have been found at the edge of the Atlantic near the old Cape Hatteras Lighthouse site, park officials said. “A portion of fence foundation, built in 1870 and left behind when the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was moved in 1999, has once again been uncovered,” Cape Hatteras National Seashore reported in a Sept. 15 Facebook post.

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