Nags Head, North Carolina: Nags Head Nag

Old, full-color cement statue, probably from an obliterated mini-golf attraction, of a goofy buck-toothed, sway-backed horse.

6321 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC
In the parking lot of Forbes Candy and Gift Shop, on the northeast corner of US-158/S. Croatan Hwy and E. Lakeside St.
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Nags Head Nag

The Nag of Nags Head. A goofy looking horse statue represents the legendary lantern-wearing "nag" supposedly used to lure ships to run aground. "Wreckers" [land pirates] would then plunder the ship's cargo. The Nag was once probably located in a miniature golf course.

[Andrew Lisowski, 11/04/2021]

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