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15 Incredible, Almost Unbelievable Facts About North Carolina

History and little-known facts are simply fascinating. Especially since North Carolina has played a crucial role in the development of the country, world….and even outer space! Read below to find out some jaw-dropping facts about the ole’ Tar Heel state.

Did you know any of these fifteen? Which one surprised you the most? Tell us in the comments!

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