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DID YOU KNOW | Interesting Facts About NC

I should be working on the mounting projects around the house
I decided that compiling a post of little facts about North Carolina would be . . .
well . . .

So here we go . . .


UNC at Chapel Hill is the oldest and first public University (in the u.s.)

Upper Whitewater Falls drops 411 feet.
Whitewater Falls are the highest falls east of the Rocky Mountains.
i have a picture of these falls but couldn't find it . . . it figures :o)


On March 7, 1914 Babe Ruth hit his first homerun in
Fayetteville, NC

Bath is North Carolina's first town, est. in 1705

St. Thomas Church (construction started,1734) in Bath, NC is the states oldest existing church.

Hiram Rhodes Revels was the first African-American to serve in the U.S. Senate (representing the state of Mississippi). However, he was born in Fayetteville, NC in 1827.

Virginia Dare was the first english child born in America. Her birth place was Roanoke, NC in 1587.

"The Lost Colony" was the first outdoor drama performed in America. It has been performed in Manteo, NC for 76years.

Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head, NC is the tallest (ranging in height from 80 to 100 feet) natural sand dune system  in the eastern U.S.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (completed in 1870) is the tallest (brick) lighthouse in the United States.
if you get a chance you should go see her, she is a beautiful site.

OK . . .
That will be the end of our short but interesting History facts about North Carolina.
Hope you enjoyed it.

I guess I will get back to the projects now . . . 


  1. What a neat post! I pinned the butterfly and made a new board on pinterest! I'm new at it! lol Thanks!


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