(252) 453-4224 • 1136 Corolla Village Road
The chapel was built in 1885 and restored in 1987. The interior walls and ceilings, and the pews, pedal organ, pulpit, and pulpit chairs are all original. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. There is a 10 a.m. Sunday service and an additional 8:30 a.m. service Memorial Day through September. Wednesdays are Pastor’s Days, open from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in season; 9 a.m. - noon off season. Other times by appointment. www.corollachapel.com
COROLLA WALKING TOUR
Tour of small turn of the century village includes:
COROLLA SCHOOLHOUSE - (252) 453-9612
Located at 1126 Schoolhouse Lane just two blocks from the Corolla Beach Lighthouse. Circa 1900, restored last year. This small school served students from the 1st grade through high school. The bell tower’s ring used to call the children into school. Now a private office building.
THE LEWARK-GRAY HOUSE - (252) 453-4388
Located at 1130 Corolla Village Road. Built in 1895, this restored house is now a shop that displays a timeless array of style and elegance. Open daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"LIGHTKEEPER’S WIFE" - (252) 453-4190
This building is the same vintage as the Lewark-Gray House and in fact is one of the out buildings of the Lewark residence. Located adjacent to the house. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & now houses a small shop.
THE PARKER HOUSE - (252) 453-0171
1129 Corolla Village Road. Built in 1930, this house now contains a small shop. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
LIFE SAVING STATION - (252) 453-3325
Built in 1878 and later moved from its location in Kill Devil Hills, this station stood not far from where the Wright Brothers had their first flight. Its unique architecture is evident from its unusual appearance. It now houses the sales office of Twiddy & Company. Open daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WILD HORSES OF COROLLA (Carova Beach)
(252) 453-8002 • www.corollawildhorses.com
The University of Kentucky's Veterinary Department conducted DNA studies which confirmed the horses' ancestry from Spanish mustangs and they have become a breed unto themselves.
CURRITUCK BANKS NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE
(252) 261-8891 • End of Highway 12
A 960-acre reserve owned by the state of North Carolina and managed by the NC Division of Coastal Management. The Reserve parking lot is located 3/4 of a mile north of the Corolla Lighthouse. The parking lot is the access point for the boardwalk, which takes visitors through maritime forest to a viewing platform overlooking Currituck Sound. The boardwalk is 2/3 of a mile round trip and is handicap accessible. For more adventurous hikers, follow the maritime forest primitive hiking trail which leads hikers from the boardwalk through a beautiful maritime forest. This trail offers a round trip distance of 1.5 miles.
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