7 Insane Things That Happened In North Carolina You Won’t Find in History Books

North Carolina is home to some of the richest history in the nation. From being the first state to declare independence from Britain, to schmoozing with the infamous pirate Blackbeard, to the entire disappearance of the Lost Colony, there’s a lot of well-known North Carolina history. But what about the history we don’t always know about – or the urban legends we’ve heard with no clear facts? You might’ve stumbled across these seven stories but never really knew the truth, until now.

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Wow! That was certainly interesting. Had you heard of any these before? Any you’d like to add?

For more North Carolina history that is stranger than fiction, how about these 10 chilling urban legends.