North Carolina's Coastal Plain

Discover the Coastal Plain's symbols, people and places

Symbols of North Carolina?

Why is North Carolina called the Tar Heel State?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_Heel

See textbook as well for more information


What is the state tree of North Carolina? How is this tree connected to our state's nickname?

http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/pubsweb/symbols/sy-pine.htm


What is North Carolina's state saltwater fish? How is this fish connected to the Coastal Plain?

http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/pubsweb/symbols/sy-bass.htm


Shag Dancing!? Why is this our state dance?

http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/North_Carolina/popular-dance-shag.html