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300th Anniversary of the Battle at Ocracoke

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Name: 300th Anniversary of the Battle at Ocracoke
Date: November 22, 2018
Event Description:

OPS and Ocracoke Business and Civic Association will host a memorial service on November 22, 2018 (Thanksgiving Day) at 10:00 AM along the shore at Springer’s Point Nature Preserve, the closest land to the site of the battle. Commander Dickie Underwood, a Royal Navy attaché in Washington, D.C., will be in attendance to honor the dead and place wreaths.

Also, invitations have been extended to officers and midshipmen from the Royal Navy officer training unit who train aboard the HMS Ranger, named for Maynard’s ship. This unit holds their most formal dinner of the year on November 22nd, to celebrate Maynard’s defeat of Blackbeard.

Contact Information:
Andrea Powers
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