Sunday, July 15, 2012

100 North Carolina Icons-- Part 5

41.  LAKE MATTAMUSKEET--  Largest natural lake in NC with over 30,000 acres with dseepest point at five feet.

42.  MT. MITCHELL--  Highest point in eastern US at 6,684 feet.

43.  THE PRESIDENTS--  Andrew Jackson, James Polk and Andrew Johnson.

44.  BULL DURHAM--  Or is the Durham Bulls?

45.  ANDY GRIFFITH--  The Pride of Mt. Airy (the real Mayberry).

46.  RICHARD PETTY--  Let's see, left turn, left turn, left turn, left turn.  I think I got it.

47.  FURNITURE--  An industry built from hardwoods grown right here.

48.  WACHOVIA--  The name of a tract of land  where Moravians settled...and, then a bank.

49.  BILLY GRAHAM--  Some people have a fear of public speaking and some overcome it.

50.  WILD HORSES--  In Corolla and Shackleford Banks, wild Spanish mustangs draw hundreds of thousands a year.  Go ahead and try to run one down.

Half Way There.  --RoadDog

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