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*FYI: Southern Outer Banks: $431 for lodging, food, and lectures 4 days 3 nights

  • May 11, 2014 · 3:00 PM
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Hear the tales of pirates and privateers — whalers and watermen — during a fascinating immersion into the history and culture of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Join historical society members for an educational walk through Beaufort and its Old Burying Ground, with opportunities to spot the wild horses that roam on Carrot Island. Examine severe weather systems, and hear the stories of their impact on the community from a nationally published author.

• Join author and historian Jay Barnes as he details the culture of local communities and offers insight into the distinctive “Down East” language pattern.
• Take a field trip to Fort Macon and learn about its history from the Civil War until its role in protecting the coast from German U-boats in WWII.
• Examine artifacts raised from the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship Queen Anne’s Revenge.

Meals included: 3 Breakfast, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners

For more information, click the following link:

Road Scholar

Program Number #10533ENZ

Call (800)[masked] and tell them Catherine Donleycott suggested that you call.

Trinity Conference Center is a modern conference center that features attractive meeting and dining areas, double occupancy rooms (limited singles, extra charge), private bath.
Contact info: phone:[masked]

Facility amenities: Outdoor pool is available mid-May to mid-October. 1500 feet of private beach on the Atlantic Ocean (no lifeguards). Limited internet access available upon request.


The Road Scholar trips handle all the organization, arrangements, lodging, meals, and educational opportunities!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks. Now that I am working again, my free time is very limited.

    May 5, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I wish I could go but bad timing. Maybe next time.

    May 5, 2014

  • Catherine D

    $431 for four (4) Trinity Center on Pine Knoll Shores versus $279 for one (1) night in an oceanfront room at Holiday Inn Sunspree in Wilmington.... TBD

    February 17, 2014

  • Catherine D

    Depends on my work options...

    February 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I lived about 45 minutes from the OBX for 12 years and can recommend this trip. Very interesting

    January 26, 2014

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