Few People Know A Part Of Western North Carolina Almost Became Another State
Most people who attained a primary education in the Tar Heel State know or remember learning that during Colonial times the Province of North Carolina was a proprietary colony of the British. In addition, you’ll remember learning that the British appointed a Governor to oversee the colony. But one lesser-known fact about the history of North Carolina is that we gave up entire counties that eventually became a provisional state almost no one ever speaks of.
Of course, this is a much simplified summary of the events that occurred, but did you realize part of North Carolina almost became a state on their own (coupled with four more counties)?!
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: email@example.com.