A lush marsh separates mainland Sunset Beach, North Carolina from the beach island
Unique among the southeastern North Carolina barrier island communities, the Town of Sunset Beach encompasses both a mainland and an island.
The Town began in 1955 a year after Hurricane Hazel struck the surrounding area but left what was then called Bald Beach, the southernmost island in North Carolina, unscathed. Mannon C. Gore purchased Bald Beach from the Brooks family, who dated its ownership back to the 1700’s. Gore was impressed by the beautiful sunsets and renamed the island Sunset Beach.
The homes on the island beyond the marsh are on the beach but away from the main town of Sunset Beach. Will be posting images from Sunset Beach from a visit during cloudy weather.
It might be cloudy, but the suns creates a bright spot behind the silhouetted trees
We end our series of landscape images from Mount Mitchell Golf Course, North Carolina with sunset clouds over the mountains
A wide fairway narrows down to a small green at Mount Mitchell Golf Course
Although scenic, golfers dread over the water shots to the green at Mount Mitchell Golf Course, North Carolina
A little rain doesn’t faze golfers, especially if it is over the mountains far away