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8 Things Archaeologists Discovered In North Carolina That May Surprise You

The past shapes the present, and the study of past is the key vision into explanations over how we got here, why we are the way we are, and what exactly our ancestors were like. Sure, some of that past is just explored for fun, or a glimpse into completely foreign ways of living, but when key discoveries are made in our own state, it’s truly fascinating to unearth the vast history of North Carolina. From pirates and forts to even mysterious petroglyphs – a lot of strange things have been discovered in North Carolina, and some are just downright fascinating, like these 8.

Wow, how truly fascinating, and the best part is you can experience all of this history for yourself. Have you been to any of these sites or have any you want to add to the list?

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com