46 Interesting Facts About North Carolina

Last updated on December 29th, 2020

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  1. https://www.quora.com/How-did-the-North-Carolina-Tar-Heels-get-their-name
  2. http://science.unctv.org/content/scienceblog/dinosaurs
  3. https://curiosity.com/topics/rare-blue-ghost-fireflies-only-glow-in-one-part-of-north-america-curiosity/
  4. https://bestthingsnc.com/fun-facts/
  5. http://www.googlesightseeing.com/2012/05/worlds-tallest-lighthouses/
  6. https://www.oddee.com/40-fascinating-fun-facts-north-carolina/
  7. https://www.britannica.com/place/Biltmore
  8. https://museum.unc.edu/exhibits/show/davie/silhouette1820
  9. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Research_Triangle
  10. https://www.ncpedia.org/mount-mitchell
  11. https://www.romanticasheville.com/glassmine_falls.htm
  12. https://www.southernliving.com/travel/north-carolina/bald-head-island-north-carolina
  13. https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/where-is-the-graveyard-of-the-atlantic
  14. https://www.ncpedia.org/pepsi-cola
  15. https://matadornetwork.com/network/14-facts-north-carolina-will-surprise/
  16. https://northcarolinahistory.org/encyclopedia/north-carolina-state-beverage-milk/
  17. https://www.visitnc.com/story/adZa/famous-foods-born-in-north-carolina
  18. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krispy_Kreme
  19. https://www.ncpedia.org/jazz
  20. https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/north-carolina/nc-facts/
  21. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/wright.htm
  22. https://matadornetwork.com/network/14-facts-north-carolina-will-surprise/
  23. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/in-depth-analysis-of-us-hurricanes-which-states-are-hit-most-frequently-by-devastating-storms/70005326
  24. https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2018/09/18/north-carolina%E2%80%99s-most-haunted
  25. http://www.carolinaparent.com/Must-See-Holiday-Light-Shows-Across-North-Carolina/
  26. http://www.forsyth.cc/Parks/Tanglewood/fol/
  27. https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2013/03/07/babe-ruth-gets-his-nickname-in-fayetteville
  28. https://www.fayobserver.com/sports/20180816/birth-of-bambino-babe-ruth-hit-first-pro-home-run-in-fayetteville
  29. https://www.apnews.com/bcd695db3462abe992f4be358f6e733a
  30. https://www.highpointmarket.org/about-market
  31. http://edition.cnn.com/2010/US/08/31/north.carolina.emerald/index.html
  32. https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2008/04/flying-squirrels-scenic-vistas-and-blue-ridge-parkway
  33. http://blueridgeheritagetrail.com/explore-a-trail-of-heritage-treasures/chimney-rock-state-park/
  34. https://moreheadplanetarium.org/about-morehead/our-history/astronauts/
  35. https://texaspete.com/about/
  36. https://northcarolinahistory.org/encyclopedia/mount-olive-pickle-company/
  37. http://www.metalmorphosis.tv/about
  38. https://www.charlottestories.com/charlottes-metalmorphosis-is-amazing-the-world-video/
  39. https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/david-cerny-s-metamorphosis
  40. https://fptower.org/about/
  41. https://www.ourstate.com/big-memories-in-a-tiny-shack/
  42. https://www.outerbanks.org/listing/the-monument-to-a-century-of-flight/256/
  43. https://methodistmuseum.com/about-the-museum/
  44. https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/33478
  45. https://abc11.com/north-carolina-museum-of-natural-sciences-earth-raleigh-downtown/6006034/
  46. https://www.wcnc.com/article/features/miracle-on-the-hudson-survivors-arrive-in-charlotte-for-10th-anniversary/275-0b40fc21-c5a3-4ccd-a385-ee565fad1b1c
  47. https://www.carolinasaviation.org/exhibits/us-airways-flight-1549-the-miracle-on-the-hudson/
  48. https://www.ourstate.com/lunsford-richardson/
  49. http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/scarc/2012/01/06/remembering-the-1942-rose-bowl/ 
  50. https://journalnow.com/winstonsalemmonthly/hidden-winston-salem-ii/article_dc062b82-9a6d-11e3-9cd2-0017a43b2370.html
  51. https://www.upandcomingweekly.com/local-news-briefs/3926-fayetteville-is-a-sanctuary-city-but-not-that-kind
  52. https://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/bike-cary
  53. https://www.wilmingtonandbeaches.com/listing/stanley-rehder-carnivorous-plant-garden/901/
  54. https://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20190917/uptown-lexington-announces-return-of-pigs-in-city