Archive for March 16th, 2009

Old Quawk’s Day

Stay in! Don’t venture to far from home today! It’s Old Quawk’s Day! What is Old Quawk’s Day? Well, according to tradition (and William Powell’s Encyclopedia of North Carolina) it is a “day when residents of Ocracoke Island…are advised not to wander far from home.” The legend stems from a man known only as “Old […]

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