Mission Statement

The Ocracoke Preservation Society was incorporated as a non-profit group existing under the laws and regulations of the state of North Carolina and dedicated to:

a) Encouraging, assisting, advising, and participating in the identification, preservation, and restoration of significant structures, buildings, districts, objects of local interest, historic charm, distinctive character and natural endowments of Ocracoke Island:

b) Facilitating and encouraging public participation in preservation programs and activities;

c) Cooperating with other agencies, organizations, and individuals, public and private, including the extension of such technical and financial assistance as may be available;

d) Purchasing, accepting, holding, and administering gifts of money, securities or other property of whatsoever character for the purpose of carrying out its program;

e) Carrying out any other function related to its overall purposes not otherwise inconsistent with the law.


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