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|Entered the Union: Nov. 21, 1789 (12)||State Symbols
Tree: Longleaf Pine
Dog: Plott Hound
Mammal: Gray Squirrel
|Origin of Name: In Honor of Charles I of England|
|State Nickname: Tar Heel State • Old North State|
|State Song: "The Old North State"|
|State Motto: Esse quam videri (To be rather than to seem)|
|National Forests: 4 • State Parks: 27|
|Famous For: Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge National Parkway, Wright Brothers Memorial, beautiful beaches|
|Famous North Carolinans: Virginia Dare (First person born in America to English Parents), Andrew Johnson • James K. Polk (Presidents), Dolley Madison (First Lady), Alfred Moore (US Supreme Court), David Brinkley (TV Newscaster), Howard Cosell (Sportscaster), Elizabeth Dole (Senator), Donna Fargo • Roberta Flack • Ronnie Milsap (Singers), Andy Griffith (Actor), Ava Gardner (Actress), Billy Graham (Evangelist), O. Henry (Writer), Charles Kuralt (TV Journalist), Sugar Ray Leonard • Floyd Patterson (Boxers), Thelonious Monk (Jazz Pianist), Arnold Palmer (Golfer), Richard Petty (Auto Racer), Soupy Sales (Comedian), John Coltrane (Jazz), Earl Scruggs (Bluegrass), Randy Travis (Musician)|
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