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vacation accommodation. North Carolina is known as being "First
in Flight" because the Wright Brothers chose the windy dunes of
and Kill Devil Hills to test their theory of powered flight.
Lexington, North Carolina is known as the Barbecue Capital of
the World. October was officially declared "Barbecue Month" and
the cycling event, the Parade of Pigs (also called the Tour de
Pig), is part of the month-long celebration known as Barbecue
In the late 1500s, the English made their first attempts to
settle in North America on Roanoke Island, which is off the
coast of North Carolina. 120 English settlers mysteriously
vanished. The only clue he found was the word "Croatoan" carved
in a tree. To this day no one knows what happened to them. It's
possible that the Colonists joined with the friendly Croatoan
natives. Or were they massacred by the unfriendly Wanchese
tribe? No one knows for sure.