Portsmouth Village

  • Ocracoke, NC
  • (252) 728-2250

Attraction Info


Starting in 1753, Portsmouth grew to be a thriving community on the Outer Banks and within 100 years, 1,400 vessels and two-thirds of all goods entering North Carolina passed through its port each year. Now, a ghost town, visitors can see a 250-acre historic district.


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