Park Museum Collection Profile
Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Collection SummaryArcheological objects systematically recovered from sites within the park's boundaries and associated field records; herbarium housing plant specimens collected from the Outer Banks area; objects and archival materials relating to the conditions and interactions of the sea, land, and weather, and the degree to which these elements hindered and influenced human activities on the Outer Banks; objects and archival material relating to the lifesaving service and lighthouse establishment in the Outer Banks area; archives for the early national seashore, including photographs and land records; objects and archival materials associated with the economic, social, political, religious, recreational, and educational aspects of daily life in the Outer Banks environment.

Collection Size 697,076
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Bodie Island Visitor Center
Hatteras Island Visitor Center
Ocracoke Visitor Center
Virtual Exhibits
for All Parks

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