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An Island of Your Own

Davis Island wasn’t always an island. In the 1900s, a hurricane cut a path through a peninsula that juts out into Core Sound, separating a stately home at its tip from the mainland.

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I Saw it in Our State

Our State Magazine’s mission is to reflect the beauty of North Carolina, to tell the stories of its amazing people and its remarkable history, and to suggest wonderful places to visit. We are unabashedly in love with the Tar Heel State, and every video is designed to be a tribute to where we live.

NC Icons: Pottery

In a state naturally rich in red clay, potters like the legendary Sid Luck carry on a long-held North Carolina tradition.

NC Icons: Textiles

In the 19th and 20th centuries, hundreds of textile mills — which produced everything from socks to blue jeans — supported a booming industry that created entire communities, turned North Carolina into a…

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