Old North State Symbols #2 – The State Tree

Pine trees have been important commodities in North Carolina’s history since at least the colonial days. ┬áPine trees provide lumber, turpentine, and other resins, and North Carolina was one of the leading producers of these “naval stores” in the colonies. ┬áTo recognize the importance of these trees to North Carolina’s history, the state legislature, back… Read More Old North State Symbols #2 – The State Tree