This is a little boat cruise that goes to Cape Lookout--so not just the lighthouse, but a little history lesson, too!

This is a little boat cruise that goes to Cape Lookout--so not just the lighthouse, but a little history lesson, too!

The History Place in Morehead City is home to the Carteret County Historical Society. The museum is free to the public and has an interesting collection of artifacts about the history of the area.

The History Place in Morehead City is home to the Carteret County Historical Society. The museum is free to the public and has an interesting collection of artifacts about the history of the area.

Carteret County Courthouse, c1796  The oldest wood-framed courthouse in North Carolina, the courthouse has recently undergone an award-winning restoration. It serves as the backdrop for our courthouse dramatization, an integral tool for educating today’s youth about the early American legal system.

Carteret County Courthouse, c1796 The oldest wood-framed courthouse in North Carolina, the courthouse has recently undergone an award-winning restoration. It serves as the backdrop for our courthouse dramatization, an integral tool for educating today’s youth about the early American legal system.

Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach, NC.  A perfect day trip from Beaufort, North Carolina.  (Photo by Airphoto)

Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach, NC. A perfect day trip from Beaufort, North Carolina. (Photo by Airphoto)

North Carolina Bunker covered bridge - Google Search

North Carolina Bunker covered bridge - Google Search

The inner corridor in Fort Macon, a five-sided fort constructed of brick and stone in 1826. Fort Macon was used by Union forces during the Civil War, and again during the Spanish-American War. The fort is now a part of the Fort Macon State Park in Carteret County, North Carolina.

The inner corridor in Fort Macon, a five-sided fort constructed of brick and stone in 1826. Fort Macon was used by Union forces during the Civil War, and again during the Spanish-American War. The fort is now a part of the Fort Macon State Park in Carteret County, North Carolina.

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