Wrightsville Beach recognized as 'birthplace of surfing' in NC
Posted October 18, 2015
Updated October 19, 2015
Wrightsville Beach, N.C. — Wrightsville Beach was recognized Sunday as a "Pioneer in East Coast" surfing, and the birthplace of surfing in North Carolina.
To commemorate this historic milestone, a highway marker was unveiled honoring the island's surfing heritage since 1909.