Religious freedom was one reason folks first flocked to North Carolina from England and Europe.
North Carolina has hundreds of waterfalls of all sizes.
North Carolina’s country and general stores have provided provisions as well as a place for generations of Tar Heels to fraternize.
Since the Boy Scouts of America began in 1910, North Carolinians have participated in all aspects of the organization. Follow the trail to the correct answers for this quiz on scouting in our state. This quiz first appeared in the November 2010 issue of Our State.
Against the wind and churning surf, North Carolina’s ocean piers stand proudly.
With distinguished architecture and prominent placement in our towns, courthouses symbolize our state’s commitment to justice.
In the early 1940s, many North Carolina citizens left their home state to fight for their home country on foreign soil.
If your ears perk up at every mention of North Carolina in song, don’t be ashamed. You’re one of us.
From west to east, almost every North Carolina county has something to brag about.