Any North Carolinians here?

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  1. JCBRAVE

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    My daughter has a state project to do, and her state is North Carolina.

    I've Googled about all there is to Google on a state, but was wondering if there's something about NC that I can't find on the internet?

    Anybody care to share something about the state that I'm probably missing?
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    City of Charlotte was built over Gold mines[ first gold rush was in Charlotte area]
    N.C. sent a rider to Philly with a Declaration of Independence before They wrote the one we all love.
    Biltmore House in Ashville
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    The last shots of the Civil War east of the Mississippi were fired there in Waynesville. The spot is now honored forever by being permanently marked by a pilot truck stop.
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    You could write a novel on Biltmore (well, I'm sure somebody already has) but that place is spectacular - especially the old underground.
    The story of that place getting built is something as well..
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    That place looks amazing.

    So one of the men responsible for the industrial revolution had his home there... I'll be sure that's in her report. Her teacher will love that.
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    It is.. The property alone is as well..
    They have a snazzy resort hotel on the property we've stayed at a few times.
    You never have to leave the property at all..
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    Michael fkn Jordan was a Tar Heel...that's all that needs to be known.
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    I made sure she knew that the minute I found out her state was NC
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    You're a good father.
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