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06/29/22
Attractions

Civil War History in Holden Beach

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If you come to Holden Beach and head east on Ocean Boulevard, you’ll soon pass Rangers Street, Elizabeth Street and Bendigo Street on the right. While they may seem like any other streets, their names are tied to the unique story of the island of Holden Beach and the Civil War. Lets take a walk through Holden Beach history. Elizabeth, Bendigo, and USS Iron Age In September 1863, the Confederate...

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03/29/20
Attractions

Local Adventures

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Holden Beach Local Adventures Like any beach vacation sand, surf, and sun are to be expected. However, right in Holden Beach or with a short drive there are many more options for adventure! With these Holden Beach local adventures you can turn your beach vacation into a PLAY-cation. Check out these local locations below to help create more memories for you and your family. Holden Golden Memory Mailbox A short...

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03/18/19
Holden Beach History

History of Holden Beach

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Before the American Revolution, settlers seeking property near the Lockwood Folly River applied for grants to purchase land. The going rate at that time was 100 acres of land for 50 shillings. In today’s money that’s 100 acres for $396.63 USD. Benjamin Holden purchased the 100 acres that stretched between the Lockwood Folly River and the Bacon Inlet. 263 years later Holden Beach has become one of North Carolina’s most...

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