“How about some NC Trivia?”

“How about some NC Trivia?”




Babe Ruth hit his first home run in Fayetteville on March 7th, 1914, and the first mini-golf, or Putt Putt course, was built in that city.

Sweet potato fries saved that industry, and North Carolina is the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the nation.

At 6,684 ft. Mt. Mitchell is the highest peak east of the Mississippi.

No one quite knows where the nickname "The Tarheel State" came from although the state has long used its extensive forests for various products.

Virginia Dare was the first English child born on American soil.

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Comment balloon 4 commentsJoe Petrowsky • September 29 2020 12:55PM


Well, okay, Joe. I've lived in NC for almost 21 years... but knew only one of these facts!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Realty) 27 days ago

Hi Joe Petrowsky -  Ok so I know two of those.  Some things here for Wayne Martin .

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 27 days ago

Good morning Joe. Never knew North Carolina was the largest producer of sweet potatoes. Love the fries! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 27 days ago

Good morning, Joe Petrowsky good list of trivia this morning.... thanks.

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired ) 27 days ago