National Geographic : 1955 Oct
+ Jeeps Race on Nags Head Sand Dunes in Dare County's Pirate Jamboree Pony and boat races, treasure hunts, a buccaneers' ball, and a fish fry entertained thousands at a festival launching the 1955 vacation season. Beach homes line a highway beside the Atlantic. Stilts protect many cottages against hurricane floods. National Geographic Photographer J. Baylor Roberts + Candidates for Pirate King Let Beards Grow for 90 Days Gov. Luther H. Hodges of North Carolina has just crowned Sara Alford, of Manteo, as queen. Mrs. Lucille Purser presents a bouquet to the winner. Pirate at right discovers that it takes both eyes to fit his sword into the scabbard.