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On This Day in History…

Cape Hatteras became the country‚Äôs first national seashore on August 17, 1937. “North Carolina Congressman Lindsay C. Warren sponsored the bill that sought to preserve the distinctive barrier islands of the Outer Banks. Because support for the park waxed and waned over the years, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore was not officially established until 1953. … Read more . . .