“Coming home to a place we’ve never lived….”
August 17 is the date for Diamond City Homecoming. It is a day celebrations and a day of remembering the ancestors of so many that are descendants of those that lived and died on Shackleford Banks. This year’s celebration will be bringing together the descendants of Shackleford Banks who migrated to Salter Path, Promise Land and Harkers Island to celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the Storm of 1899 that drove their Shackleford Banks ancestors to higher ground.
The schedule of the day’s events are below:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wade's Shore Cemetery (Meet at NPS Docks at 9 am. Reservations Needed)
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Lunch - Food Trucks -- Surf Shack and Sub-Tropics
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Stories Around the Lighthouse / Lighthouse Climb / Sunset Cruise (Meet at NPS Docks at 7 am. Reservations Needed.
For more information, please go to Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center or call 252.728.1500.