Chances are, one of our southern barrier islands — Bald Head, Oak, Holden, Ocean Isle, or Sunset — has been your beach for years. Look beyond the sand and surf, and you’ll find charming villages, acres of nature, and signature fried seafood, generations in the making.
Bird Island’s Mailbox Holds Letters to the Sea
Like a message in a bottle, the notes inside the seaside mailbox at Bird Island contain the stories and secrets of those who seek a spiritual connection.
Kindred Spirit Mailbox Serves as Symbol of Hope on Bird Island
Over the span of decades, thousands have made pilgrimage to the Kindred Spirit. All different walks of life have penned heartfelt notes in the mailbox's journals, but one message rings clearest above all else: Love endures.