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Historic Corolla Village Unlike most places on the Outer Banks, Historic Corolla Village is a pedestrian experience with many significant landmarks within walking distance of one another: Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Whalehead, Corolla schoolhouse and the Corolla chapel. Walk down the narrow roads and pause to listen, read the signage about the buildings, go inside. Coming to these landmarks helps visitors connect to the original and current inhabitants. While the Village, as locals call it, has food and shopping, it’s far from a shopping center. All the shop owners know and easily share their stories. The stores are unique. What they sell gives you a sense of place as well as community. This place reflects a simpler time. Life slows under a canopy of live oaks. During the school year, kids ring the school bell at 3:30 as they’re dismissed from the K-7, multi-aged classroom. Everyone in Corolla Village hears that and understands the link between what is, was, and will be.

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On the Beach

Unique Shopping

Lifesaving Station

Stately live oak trees line narrow streets and unpaved roads where homes dating from the late 19th to early 20th century are now shops and businesses supplying everything from books to barbecue to the latest fashion.

Constructed in 1878, the U.S. Lifesaving Station was moved from its original site in Kill Devil Hills to its current location in Corolla. It now houses the sales office of Twiddy & Co. Realtors.

For more on shopping, visit www.VisitCurrituck.com/Shopping

1140 Ocean Tr. • Corolla, NC 27927 252-453-3325

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