Ocracoke Preservation Society & Museum, Ocracoke Island, NC

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Membership Meetings
We are always looking for people interested in joining our organization. We invite you to become a member of the Ocracoke Preservation Society or renew your existing membership. The money we receive from memberships, donations and memorials is used to operate our museum and fund special projects. If you know of anyone who may be interested in joining OPS, please share this membership information with them.

Attending the Fall and Spring Membership Meetings are a membership bonus and should not be missed by any member of the Ocracoke Preservation Society. The annual fall meeting usually takes place during the beginning of November and begins with an Ocracoke Potluck, includes a friendly and spirited business meeting, presentation of the Old House Award, drawing of many door prizes and choosing the winner of the gorgeous quilt donated by the Ocracoke Needle and Thread organization.  

How Can You Join?

Visit our Gift Shop, or pay your dues online by credit card, or simply click on and download an application.  We invite anyone to join who is interested in preserving the history and culture of Ocracoke. 

Membership Duration

Memberships run from January through December of each year. 

Benefits of Joining

There are several benefits to becoming a member of our organization which include:
  • Free home delivery of the OPS newsletters
  • Invitations to our Spring and Fall annual General Membership meetings including potluck dinner and guest speakers
  • Voting rights in matters put before the general membership
  • Knowledge that your concerns and financial donations are making a positive contribution to the future of Ocracoke by keeping in mind the past
  • A 10% discount when you purchase items in our Museum Gift Shop or Online Shop
Porch Talks Art Openings Annual Quilt Raffle
Holiday Open House Membership Meetings

Member appreciation day on the Wilma Lee. Membership does have its percs!
How to Become a Member:
Use a credit card Online
* Visit our Gift Shop  OR
Print out and mail in a form
Enjoying a traditional Ocracoke pot luck dinner before the annual Fall membership meeting.