The Horrifying Mine Explosion That Haunts North Carolinians To This Day

The Tar Heel State is no stranger to nightmarish disasters that claim the lives of residents. From floods to hurricanes and fires, history holds many such events that have left indelible dents in the souls of communities throughout the state.

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For another disaster with epic consequences, check out the story of the lost colony in North Carolina.