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There’s Something Incredible About These 10 Rivers In North Carolina

Rivers have always fascinated me, as a young child I imagined constructing my own small ship and riding the Yadkin River straight to the ocean (child logic, and I was obsessed with the beach). To think what history these mesmerizing, powerful, and ancient bodies of water have witnessed and produced is amazing. North Carolina is home to one of the oldest rivers in the world and also two rivers that led early explorers to the banks of what would soon be America. It’s safe to say there is definetly something incredible about these ten rivers below.

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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