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Beach Town in a Forest
Beach Town in a Forest, Pine Knoll Shores located in Carteret County on North Carolina's Crysal Coast. Photo compliments of Bill Flexman and Dave Prutzman
is a big night for the Carteret County Historical Society and for Pine Knoll
Shores,” said Michelle Powers, an active member of the PKS History Committee
and vice-president of the Historical Society Board. She was speaking at the
March 11 dedication of the new Rodney Kemp Gallery in the former History Place
and the formal opening of the gallery’s first exhibit, “Beach Town in a Forest:
The Story of Pine Knoll Shores.” Approximately 145 invited guests were in attendance.
The Pine Knoll Shores History Committee, in conjunction with the Carteret County Historical Society, presents "Beach Town in a Forest: The Story of Pine Knoll Shores." The exhibit runs from March 15, 2016, through March 15, 2017, in the Rodney Kemp Gallery at the History Museum of Carteret County, located in Morehead City, NC. The exhibit's focus is on First People and Early Exploration, Early Settlement, Alice Hoffman, World War II, and The Roosevelts. Other historical stories are presented in an electronic format on a touchscreen display. This post presents the material included in the touchscreen exhibit.