American Auto Trail-North Carolina's U.S. Highway 17 by Lyn Wilkerson
Approx. 15,830 words.
Published on April 29, 2010.
This edition of the American Auto Trails series travels the Ocean Highway, as U.S. 17 is also known as, through the Albemarle region of North Carolina, inland of the Outer Banks and Albemarle Sound. This territory is rich in American Colonial history, with many references to the sailing trade which once flourished here. A Driving Map and a list of GPS Coordinates for all listed historic sites.