State Symbols (68)

State Symbols
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, and Amy Kemp. NC Government & Heritage Library, 2007. Updated 2017. The General Assembly adopted milk [...] (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 Listen to this entry Related activity:  State Bird Coloring Sheet The NC General [...] (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: Fried Shad on Blue Monday, Shad, Shad Boats, State Shad [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Boat, Shad Boats
by Babits, Lawrence E. Boat Shad Boats by Lawrence E. Babits, 2006 Shad boats are the official state boats of North Carolina. They were first developed around Roanoke Island after the Civil War, when a [...] (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 Kemp NC Government & Heritage Library, 2017. The North Carolina General Assembly [...] (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: Venus Flytrap (from Encyclopedia of North [...] (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. The General Assembly of 2005 adopted the Fraser Fir as the official [...] (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: Collards In 2007, the General Assembly designated the Ayden [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Colors, Red and Blue
by Case, Steven. Billy Arthur of Onslow introduced the State Colors bill in 1945, choosing red and blue to match colors of both the North Carolina and the United States flags. He noted that when combined with the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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: State Popular Dance  The General Assembly of 2005 [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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