Outer Banks History Center

The Outer Banks History Center is a regional archival research facility in Manteo, N.C. on historic Roanoke Island administered by the Special Collections Section of the State Archives of North Carolina. Its holdings document the history and culture of the North Carolina coast and adjacent areas.

Each year the History Center responds to research requests from scholars, writers, historians, journalists, genealogists, film makers, exhibit designers, the general public, and broadcast media. Please visit, call, or email. We’ll be glad to help you.

Contact Information

Phone: (252) 473-2655
Fax: (252) 473-1483
Email: obhc@ncdcr.gov

Physical Location

1 Festival Park Boulevard
Manteo, NC 27954