Colonial North Carolina

North of South Caroina


The first settlers who came to North Carolina were the Virginia colonists from the Albermarle region in 1653. The primary religion was freedom for Baptists and Anglicans.

Seal of Colonial North Carolina

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Famous People

William Blount: Was one of three representatives of the Tar Heel State to sign the United States Constitution as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787.

Charlie Duke: Grew up to become an astronaut and one of only 12 people to ever walk on the surface of the moon!

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