State Symbols

State Symbols
Las residencias ejecutivas de Carolina del Norte
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Berries, Strawberry and Blueberry
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. In 2001, the General Assembly named the strawberry as the official Red Berry of North Carolina and named the blueberry as the official Blue Berry of the state (Session laws, 2001, c. 488). The same [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Beverage, Milk
by Case, Steven, Childs, T. Mike, Kemp, Amy. State Beverage of North Carolina: Milk by Steven Case, T. Mike Childs, Kelly Agan and Amy Kemp. NC Government & Heritage Library, 2007. Updated 2017. See also: North [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Bird, Cardinal
by Case, Steven. State Bird of North Carolina: Cardinal By Steven Case NC Government & Heritage Library, 2011 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Listen to this [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Blue Monday Shad Fry, East Arcadia
by Kemp, Amy. State Blue Monday Shad Fry: East Arcadia Blue Monday Shad Fry by Amy Kemp State Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Boat, Shad Boats
by Babits, Lawrence E. Boat Shad Boats by Lawrence E. Babits, 2006 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Shad boats are the official state boats of North Carolina. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Butterfly, Eastern tiger swallowtail
by Underhill, Michelle Czaikowski, Kemp, Amy. State Butterfly of North Carolina: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail by Michelle Czaikowski Underhill and Amy KempNC Government & Heritage Library, 2017. See also: North Carolina [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carnivorous plant, Venus Flytrap
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. State Carnivorous Plant of North Carolina: Venus Flytrap by Steven Case and Amy Kemp, 2017 NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Christmas Tree, Fraser Fir
by Case, Steven. State Christmas Tree of North Carolina: Fraser Fir by Steven Case, 2007.NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Collard Festival, Ayden
by Kemp, Amy. State Collard Festival of North Carolina: Ayden Collard Festival by Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Colors, Red and Blue
by Case, Steven. State Colors of North Carolina: Red and Blue See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page The General Assembly of 1945 declared Red and Blue of shades appearing [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
El aeropuerto y museo oficiale
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El árbol de Navidad del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El árbol del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El barco histórico del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El brindis del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El festival internacional oficial
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El festival oficial de comida de la región Piedmont Triad
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El festival oficial de la berza
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El Gran Sello del Estado de Carolina del Norte
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El insecto del estado
by . El insecto del estado Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El lema del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El lugar oficial del nacimiento de la cerámica tradicional del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El mamífero del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El pájaro del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El perro del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El pez de agua salada del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El reptil del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El tartán del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El teatro oficial comunal
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
El vegetal del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Esse Quam Videri
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Esse Quam Videri, the state motto of North Carolina, is a Latin phrase meaning "to be rather than to seem." Its origins are traced to Cicero's essay titled "Friendship." Distinguished jurist and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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 Weaver, Ardath Goldstein, Anonymous. State Folk Art of North Carolina: Whirligigs by Vollis Simpson by Ardath Goldstein [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
Folk Dance, Clogging
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. State Folk Dance of North Carolina: Clogging by Steven Case and Amy Kemp, 2017. NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Food Festival, Lexington Barbecue
by Kemp, Amy. Food Festival of the North Carolina Piedmont Triad: Lexington Barbecue Festival by Amy Kemp NC Government & Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Fossil, Fossilized Teeth of the Megalodon Shark
by Childs, T. Mike, Kemp, Amy. State Fossil of North Carolina: Fossilized Teeth of the Megalodon Shark by T. Mike Childs, 2013; Kelly Agan, 2015; Amy Kemp 2017. NC Government and Heritage Library Listen to [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Freshwater Trout, Southern Appalachian Brook Trout
by Davis, Mark. State Freshwater Trout of North Carolina: Southern Appalachian Brook Trout See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page The General Assembly of 2005 named the [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Frog, Pine Barren Treefrog
by Horton, Emily S. State Frog of North Carolina: Pine Barren Treefrog by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2013 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from NCpedia.)
Fruit, Scuppernong Grape
by Case, Steven, Agan, Kelly, Kemp, Amy. 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 Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Herring Festival, Jamesville
by Kemp, Amy. State Herring Festival of North Carolina: Herring Festival of Jamesville by Amy Kemp, Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Honor and Remember Flag
by Childs, T. Mike. State Honor and Remember Flag of North Carolina by T. Mike Childs NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. See also: State Flag On August 4, 2010, the North Carolina General Assembly [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Horse, Colonial Spanish Mustang
by McCalpin, Karen. State Horse of North Carolina: Colonial Spanish Mustang by Karen McCalpin Reprinted from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2008. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Insect, Honeybees
by Salemson, Daniel J. Insect Honeybees by Daniel J. Salemson, 2006 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Related activity:  State Insect Coloring [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
International Festival, Folkmoot
by Kemp, Amy. State International Festival of North Carolina: Folkmoot, USA By Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Irish Potato Festival, NC Potato Festival
by Kemp, Amy. State Irish Potato Festival of North Carolina: North Carolina Potato Festival By Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
La academia militar oficial
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La bandera del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La bebida del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La canción del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La concha del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La flor del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La fruta del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La piedra del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La piedra preciosa del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La planta carnívora del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La trucha de agua fresca del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Language, English
by . The bill to make English the official language of the state of North Carolina was sponsored by Senator Frank Block of New Hanover County, who shared with the House and Senate committees that his [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Las bayas del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Las flores silvestres del estado
by . Las flores silvestres del [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Libro de Hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte
by . El Manual de Carolina del Norte, preparado cada dos años por la Oficina del Secretario de Estado, incluye un capítulo preliminar que ofrece la historia del estado, el Capitolio, la bandera del [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Livermush Festivals, Shelby & Marion
by Kemp, Amy. State Livermush Festivals of North Carolina: Shelby Livermush Festival and Marion Livermush Festival by Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Longleaf Pine
by Agan, Kelly. You can find pine trees all across North Carolina. In fact, you probably passed some today if you rode in a car, on the bus, or visited a park or nature site. This article is about one special type [...] (from NCpedia K-8 Collection.)
Los bailes del estado
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Los festivales oficiales de la sandía
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Mammal, Gray Squirrel
by Case, Steven. State Mammal of North Carolina: Gray Squirrel by Steven Case, 2012 NC Government & Heritage Library See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Listen [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Marsupial, Virginia Opossom
by Anonymous, Kemp, Amy. State Marsupial of North Carolina: Virginia Opossum By Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Military Academy, Oak Ridge Military Academy
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. State Military Academy of North Carolina: Oak Ridge Military Academy By Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Mineral, Gold
by Underhill, Michelle Czaikowski, Kemp, Amy. State Mineral of North Carolina: Gold by Michelle Czaikowski and Amy Kemp NC Government & Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Motto, Esse Quam Videri (To be rather than to seem)
by Case, Steven, Anonymous. State Motto of North Carolina: Esse Quam Videri From the North Carolina Manual, 2012-13. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from North Carolina Manual.)
Mullet Festival, Swansboro
by Kemp, Amy. State Mullet Festival - Swansboro Mullet Festival by Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Name (Carolina) and Nicknames (The Old North State or The Tar Heel State)
by Case, Steven. In 1629, King Charles I granted territory in America to his Attorney General, Sir Robert Heath, to be named Carolina, or the province of Carolina (though later in the same charter the province is [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
North Carolina History Interactive Timeline: State Symbols and Other Official Adoptions
by Agan, Kelly. North Carolina History Interactive Timeline: North Carolina State Symbols and Other Official Adoptions by Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2014; updated 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
North Carolina State Salt Water Fish, Channel Bass
by Case, Steven, Childs, T. Mike, Agan, Kelly. State Salt Water Fish of North Carolina: Channel Bass by Steven Case and T. Mike Childs, 2013; Kelly Agan, 2015 NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions: General Statutes
by Agan, Kelly. North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions: General Statutes By Kelly Agan North Carolina Government & Heritage Library, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 See also: North Carolina [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
North Carolina State Veterans Day Parade: Town of Warsaw
by Agan, Kelly. On June 24, 2016 the North Carolina General Assembly adopted the Veterans Day Parade held in the Town of Warsaw in Duplin County as the official State Veterans Day Parade (S.B. 160).  The bill to [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Old North State
by Williams, Wiley J., Powell, William S., Remsburg, Robert L., III. The Old North State is a nickname for North Carolina as well as the title of the state song and state toast. The moniker dates back to 1710, when the Carolina colony was effectively divided into two [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peanut Festival, Dublin
by Kemp, Amy. State Peanut Festival - Dublin Peanut Festival by Amy Kemp Government & Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Pine Trees
by Powell, William S. Pine trees were virtually the trademark of North Carolina and the Southeast in the colonial period and remain a significant feature and symbol of the state. One or more species, including the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Plott Hound
by Mills, Jerry Leath. Plott Hound by Jerry Leath Mills, 2006 See also: Plott Hound (from Tar Heel Junior Historian) Related activity: State Dog Coloring [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Popular Dance, The Shag
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. State of North Carolina Popular Dance: Shagging by Steven Case and Amy Kemp, 2017. NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Pottery birthplace, Seagrove area
by . State Birthplace of North Carolina Traditional Pottery: Seagrove Area by Amy Kemp, 2017. NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Reptile, Eastern Box Turtle
by Case, Steven, Agan, Kelly, Kemp, Amy. State Reptile: Eastern Box Turtle by Steven Case, 2007; Kelly Agan, 2016, Amy Kemp, 2017 NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Rock, Granite
by Seaman, Jean H. Rock Granite Granite is the official State Rock of the State of North Carolina. It was designated as the State Rock in 1979 by the N.C. General Assembly. by Jean H. Seaman, 2006 See [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Salamander, Marbled Salamander
by Horton, Emily S., Kemp, Amy. State Salamander of North Carolina: Marbled Salamander by Emily Horton and Amy Kemp NC Government & Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Salute, Salute to the State Flag
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. Official Salute to the Flag of North Carolina by Steven Case and Amy Kemp, 2017. NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Scuppernong Grape
by Simpson, Bland. Scuppernong Grape by Bland Simpson, 2006 See also: Fruit, Scuppernong grape (Government & Heritage Library); Fox Grape Scuppernong grape, named the state fruit of North Carolina in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Shad Festival, Grifton Shad
by Kemp, Amy. State Shad Festival of North Carolina: Grifton Shad Festival by Amy Kemp, Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Shell, Scotch Bonnet
by Downing, Sarah Spink. Shell Scotch Bonnet by Sarah Spink Downing, 2006 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Scotch bonnet is the official state shell of North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Shrimp Festival, Sneads Ferry
by Kemp, Amy. State Shrimp Festival of North Carolina: Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival by Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Sport: Stock Car Racing
by Underhill, Michelle Czaikowski. State Sport of North Carolina: Stock Car Racing by Michelle CzaikowskiNC Government & Heritage Library, 2011 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions [...] (from NCpedia.)
State Art Medium, Clay
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein. State Art Medium of North Carolina: Clay by Ardath Goldstein Weaver Research Director, North Carolina Arts Council, 2013. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
State Dog, Plott Hound
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. State Dog of North Carolina: Plott Hound by Ansley Herring Wegner, Research Historian, NC Office of Archives and History, 2008. Reprinted with permission from Tar Heel Junior Historian Fall [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
State Flag
by Howard, Joshua. State Flag of North Carolina by Josh Howard. Research Branch, NC Office of Archives & History, [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
State Symbols and Official Adoptions
by Agan, Kelly. North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions The North Carolina General Assembly adopted its first state symbol in 1885 with legislation recognizing the official State Flag. Since that [...] (from NCpedia.)
Stone, Emerald
by Anonymous, Kemp, Amy. The Bill to establish the Emerald as the State Precious Stone was introduced by Rep. Margaret Keesee of Guilford county in January of 1973. It received little opposition and was passed in April [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Swain County Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians
by . Swain County: Home of the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians by N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2019 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Tartan, Carolina
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. State Tartan of North Carolina: Carolina Tartan by Steven Case and Amy Kemp, 2017; Kelly Agan, 2018 NC Government & Heritage Library See also: North Carolina State Symbols and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
The Old North State: A Toast
by Agan, Kelly. State Toast: The Old North State: A Toast (aka, The Tar Heel Toast) by Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2016   See also: North Carolina State [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Tree, Pine
by Case, Steven. State Tree of North Carolina: Pine By Steven Case Government & Heritage Library, 2011 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page; Pine Trees [...] (from NCpedia.)
Vegetable, Sweet Potato
by Kemp, Amy. State Vegetable of North Carolina: Sweet Potato by Amy Kemp and Kelly [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Venus Flytrap
by Stinson, Craig M. The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), one of the few carnivorous plants on earth, grows naturally along a small section of the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline within a 75-mile radius of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Watermelon Festivals, Hertford and Fair Bluff
by Kemp, Amy. State Watermelon Festivals: Hertford County Watermelon Festival and Fair Bluff Watermelon Festival By Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See also: North Carolina State Symbols [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Wildflower, Carolina Lily
by Case, Steven, Agan, Kelly, Kemp, Amy. State Wildflower of North Carolina: Carolina Lily by Steven Case, 2007; Kelly Agan, 2016, Amy Kemp 2017 NC Government & Heritage Library See also: North Carolina State Symbols and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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