Barkentine Angela ~ A Caffeys Inlet Station No.5 Rescue, 5 March 1883 By James D. Charlet There are hundreds upon hundreds of shipwreck and rescue accounts faithfully documented in great detail in the “Annual Report of the Operations of the United States Life-Saving Service” (direct predecessor of today’s U.S. Coast Guard) for each year from […]

While Sanderling Resort’s Lifesaving Station is a restaurant you can dine at today, the site historically served as the Caffey’s Inlet No. 5 Life-Saving Station. The Station, built in 1874, was established as one of the 29 stations along the Outer Banks of North Carolina that spanned 200 miles from Currituck to Oak Island.  Due […]

Schooner Thomas J. Martin, January 1883 A boat load of fertilizer would grow another crop of heroes. By James D. Charlet The Economics Trade between the North and the South of the USA during the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s was mostly confined to east coast Atlantic shipping; and almost always, was done by the […]

Sanderling Resort has so many things to offer, even when the sand and surf isn’t exactly your style. If sand between your toes and salt in your hair isn’t your idea of a good time, don’t count us out just yet. [ONE] Looking for an easy day of swimming? Try one of our pools to cool […]

Sanderling Resort has so many things to offer, even when the sand and surf isn’t exactly your style. If sand between your toes and salt in your hair isn’t your idea of a good time, don’t count us out just yet. [ONE] Looking for an easy day of swimming? Try one of our pools to cool […]