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Historic Sites & Tours

Climb Old Baldy and Visit the Smith Island Museum

One of the prettiest sights on Bald Head Island is Old Baldy rising above the trees, looking out over the sea, marsh and harbor, and greeting you when you arrive on the ferry. Old Baldy, North Carolina’s oldest standing lighthouse and one of three read more

Take a Historic Island Tour

Did you know that Bald Head Island was home to a British fort and hospital in the Revolutionary War? That during the Civil War several Confederate gun emplacements helped secure the mouth of the river? That in the early 1900s visitors came to the island read more

Walk With Ghosts

Have you seen a ghostly figure walking at the edge of the marsh at night? It might be an apparition of Theodosia Burr or it may be one of the guides on Riverside Adventure Co.'s Ghost Walk. Tours last about two hours and take you through more than 350 read more

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