- High Point, North Carolina is known as the world’s Furniture Capital.
- The Wright Brothers tested various prototypes for a flying machine in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
- Asheville, North Carolina, has the largest number of breweries per capita of any city in the USA.
- Asheville is also home to the largest mansion in the USA.
- The first miniature golf course was built in North Carolina.
- The first English child born in America was born in Roanoke.
- The nation’s first state-owned art museum is located in Raleigh.
- Fontana Dam is the tallest dam in the Eastern United States.
- Pepsi was invented in the state in 1898.
- The state leads the nation in tobacco, furniture, brick, and textile production.
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