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Touted as the first four-masted schooner to wreck on the Outer Banks, the George A. Kohler, was destroyed not by the hurricane that had washed it ashore, but the second buyer of its remains. Its value at that time could be measured in the dollars exchanged for its scrap iron and steel. Its present and intrinsic value can be seen in speculations of a shipwreck eight miles from Avon being the sunken schooner.
The United Methodist Church at Kinnakeet began with a dream and bushels of oysters. Villagers found the area around Cape Channel in the Pamlico Sound to be abundant with oysters. After years of selling and saving, resources were pooled and lumber was bought to build a church. The church was rebuilt in 1962 after a hurricane swept through the coast .