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Festivals
by Case, Steven. Festivals The State of North Carolina has several official festivals. In 1993, the General Assembly adopted the Hertford County Watermelon Festival as the official Northeastern North Carolina [...] (from NCpedia.)
Flag, State
by Shaw, Taylor, Smith, David C. The flag used in colonial North Carolina was the banner of the settlers' mother country, England. In 1777, after the Revolutionary War and American independence, the British flag was replaced by one [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Flower, Dogwood
by Templeton, Lee Plummer. In 1941 the North Carolina General Assembly designated the flower of the dogwood tree (Cornaceae) as the official state flower. In actuality, three species of dogwoods exist in North Carolina. The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Folk art, Whirligigs created by Vollis Simpson
by Anonymous. Folk Art Whirligigs created by Vollis Simpson Excerpt from Session Law 2013-189, House Bill 830: Session Law 2013-189, signed June 26, 2013, gave North Carolina the following state symbols: [...] (from NCpedia.)
Fossil, Fossilized Teeth of the Megalodon Shark
by Childs, T. Mike. Fossil Fossilized Teeth of the Megalodon Shark by T. Mike Childs, NC Government & Heritage Library, 2013 Listen to this entry Download MP3 [...] (from NCpedia.)
Freshwater Trout, Southern Appalachian Brook Trout
by Davis, Mark. Freshwater Trout Southern Appalachian Brook Trout The General Assembly of 2005 named the Southern Appalachian Brook Trout as the official Freshwater Trout for the State of North Carolina [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Frog, Pine Barren Treefrog
by Horton, Emily S. Frog Pine Barren Treefrog by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2013 Listen to this entry Download MP3 audio On June 26, 2013 the Pine [...] (from NCpedia.)
Fruit, Scuppernong grape
by Case, Steven. The General Assembly of 2001 named the Scuppernong grape as the official State Fruit (Session laws, 2001, c. 488). The same session law declared the strawberry and blueberry to be the state [...] (from NCpedia.)
Honor and Remember Flag
by Childs, T. Mike. Honor and Remember Flag by T. Mike Childs NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. See also: State Flag On August 4, 2010, the North Carolina General Assembly [...] (from NCpedia.)
Horse, Colonial Spanish Mustang
by McCalpin, Karen. Horse Colonial Spanish Mustang by Karen McCalpin Reprinted from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2008. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History State symbol [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)

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