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Transcript of North Carolina
Journey to the top
Mount Mitchell with the elevation of 6,684 ft is the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in the United States east of the Mississippi River. It was the highest point in any state of the United States until Texas joined the union in 1845.
North Carolina was founded in 1653 by Oliver Cromwell
It is located in the middle colonies and the main religion is christian.
You can do lots of farming because it is very sunny!
It is usually very hot so wear short sleeve clothes.There are lots of people that you can trade with for food and clothes.It is in the United States that is in North America.
Reptile:Eastern Box Turtle
Motto: to be rather than to seem
Nickname:Tar heel state
Song:"The old north state"
Shell: Scotch Bonnet
Historic Boat: Shad Boat
Origin of Name: In honor of Charles I of England
North Carolina Beaches
Pack your swimsuit for a visit to the best beaches in North Carolina. Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Stretching for 72 miles along the Atlantic Coast on the Outer Banks, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a skinny strip of barrier islands from Nags Head to Ocracoke Island.
Map of North Carolina
1. Cruise America’s Favorite Drive. North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway is hands-down America’s Favorite Drive, thanks to its winding path along rolling hills, scenic vistas and breathtaking hiking trails.
2. Pan for gold in Midland. The Reed Gold Mine was the first documented site of found gold in the U.S., churning out an estimated million dollars in gold a year during its peak. Today, visitors can still pan for gold for just $3.
3. Get spooked. North Carolina has plenty of spooky sites for would-be ghost hunters, including the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.
4. Visit lighthouses. All along N. Carolina’s coast, you’ll find beautiful lighthouses still shining their beacons.
5. Hollywood East. North Carolina has earned a reputation as Hollywood East, thanks to being the filming site for blockbusters like “Iron Man 3” and “The Hunger Games.”
6. It was good enough for Blackbeard. Even the world’s most notorious pirate had to make a home for himself somewhere, and of all the places he sailed, Blackbeard chose Beaufort, N.C.
6 reasons to visit North Carolina