The Old North State Fact Book

Revised Edition, 2008

The Old North State Fact Book

112 pp., 6 x 9, 34 color plates., 26 halftones, 34 color; 26 halftones

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8652-6330-7
    Published: January 2008

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

The Old North State Fact Book contains information about and color pictures of all the official symbols, along with many other interesting and useful facts about the Tar Heel State. It includes general information on the state’s history, the State Capitol, the Legislative Building, the executive residences of North Carolina, the state flag, seal, song, motto, and other similar topics. Among the book’s helpful features is a list of all North Carolina’s governors, which gives the dates of their term(s) in office. New to this edition are entries for the state carnivorous plant, the official traditional pottery birthplace, the state dances (both folk and popular), the state Christmas tree, the state freshwater trout, the state collard festival, the official salute to the North Carolina flag, the official food festival of the Piedmont Triad region, and the state community theater. New color pictures and a revised index complete this new edition.