National Geographic : 1966 Jul
Sound of surf, smell of salt entice campers at Cape Hatteras to explore a 70-mile stretch of North Carolina's Outer Banks. First national seashore area, it has become a model for others being devel oped on Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts. Living totem pole of braves, twirled by Indian maidens, appears in The Lost Colony, a pageant about the ill-fated English settlement on Roanoke Island in the 1580's. Hurricane-proof roofs (below) shade picnickers at Hatteras's Coquina Beach.