It's easy to define true Nags Headers. They are the folks whose families have lived in this area of North Carolina's Outer Banks since it was settled in the 18th century. They're the descendants of those who braved choppy sound waters and northeasters to fashion small fishing shacks on the beachfront before the Civil War. And they're the families who have held on to this legacy for close to 150 years, preserving a piece of North Carolina's history within their shingled walls.Nags Head's Historic Cottage Row District -- on ...