North Carolina was admitted to statehood on November 21, 1789.
Motto: Esse quam videri
(To be, rather than to seem)
Nickname: Old North State / Tar Heel State
Song: "The Old North State"
The eleventh President of the United States,
James Knox Polk, was born in North Carolina on November 2, 1795, in Mecklenburg County.
The seventeenth President of the United States,
Andrew Johnson, was born on December 29, 1808, in Raleigh.
The State Flag of North Carolina: That the flag of North Carolina shall consist of a blue union, containing in the center thereof a white star with the letter N in gilt on the left and the letter C in gilt on the right of said star, the circle containing the same to be one-third the width of the union. The fly of the flag shall consist of two equally proportioned bars; the upper bar to be red, the lower bar to be white; that the length of the bars horizontally shall be equal to the perpendicular length of the union, and the total length of the flag shall be one-third more than its width. That above the star in the center of the union there shall be a gilt scroll in semi-circular form, containing in black letters this inscription "May 20th, 1775," and that below the star there shall be a similar scroll containing in black letters the inscription: "April 12th, 1776."
~ OUR NORTH CAROLINA SURNAMES ~
SHORT, HORNER, WATERS, BROTHERS, MODLIN,
PRITCHARD, CARMINE, BUNDY, COBB, STINSON,
~ SOME NORTH CAROLINA LINKS ~
North Carolina ~ NCGenWeb
Vital Records Information for North Carolina
NCGenWeb Military Project
GenForum ~ North Carolina Genealogy Forum
Cyndi's List ~ North Carolina
~ PASQUOTANK COUNTY ~
Pasquotank County, NC
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