By Submitted Story on July 7, 2020
Author Elizabeth Ownley Cooper will be at Downtown Books Friday, July 10, from noon to 2pm signing copies of her new History Press title- Historic Hotels & Motels of the Outer Banks. Since the mid-1800’s people have been flocking to the Outer Banks to escape the summer heat.
By the mid 1900’s hotels like the Carolinian and the Nags Header, along with smaller motels and cottage courts like Journey’s End and the Cavalier, dotted the coastline. How many do you remember? How many are still here and how many are gone forever? Elizabeth’s new book is a trip down memory lane, recalling these hotels, motels and their impact on the Outer Banks.
For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 252-473-1056. Downtown Books is located at 103 Sir Walter Raleigh Street in Downtown Manteo.