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Coming Events in Oriental and in and near Pamlico County

Oriental Area Wildlife Exhibit

Oriental History Museum presents the Oriental Wildlife Exhibit.

Coyotes, bobcats, flying squirrels, foxes, snakes, mink and otter. All call Oriental home. Stop into the history museum and learn about Oriental’s wildlife.

See a taxidermied bobcat that met its untimely end on Highway 55, or the most recent addition to the collection: an alligator skull found nearby in a creek. Learn about how it was found and preserved. July 15 is Alligator Day. Come pet the alligator skull and take pictures. Bring kids and grandkids to enjoy the wildlife exhibit and the child-friendly museum.

There’s also a Name the Alligator Contest. Submit your best Alligator name to the Oriental History Museum through Alligator Day on July 15. The winning name will be drawn on Alligator Day.

The Oriental History Museum is at 802 Broad Street. Hours are: Friday 11-3 and Saturday 1-4. Admission is always free, donations gratefully accepted. For more information about the museum and this exhibit contact us: orientalhistorymuseum@gmail.com


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