New Book! ‘Kure Beach’ (Images of America)

A new book on Kure Beach in the ‘Images of America’ was published this month by Arcadia Publishing.  The author, Brenda Fry Coffey, has lived at Kure Beach since 1943…

“and is personally acquainted with most of the people mentioned in this history. She currently serves on the board of the Federal Point Historic Preservation Society. The vintage images were generously shared by both longtime and new residents.”

An excerpt of the book says:

“Kure Beach derived its name from a Danish immigrant named Hans Anderson Kure Sr. He began acquiring land in the area in 1891, and by 1900, he had purchased 900 acres just south of Carolina Beach to Fort Fisher. ”  (source: Amazon)

The book is loaded with lots of fascinating facts about the first wooden fishing pier in America, one of the earliest surfboard companies, Cape Fear Indians, pirates, lighthouses and much more! posted a review of the book – ” ‘Kure Beach’: The picture of fun in the sun”



Baja Educator Trip Info · Hosted by NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

N.C. Aquarium @ Kure Beach
N.C. Aquarium @ Kure Beach
Attention Educators!

Immerse yourself in the rich marine, island, and mainland ecosystems of Baja from July 29- Aug. 7, 2019. Snorkel with whale sharks in the Sea of Cortez. Connect with nature to energize your learning for the school year ahead. Explore Bahia de los Angeles in the San Felipe Desert from both the water and land. Snorkle the turquoise waters, rich with sea life. Discover the UNESCO designated World Heritage Site as a priority conservation area and its extraordinary diversity of marine life.

Interested? The Aquarium is holding an information session for the trip on April 14 at 10 a.m. Come see what it’s all about!

N.C. Aquarium @ Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Rd
Kure Beach, North Carolina