Posted on November 21 2013
Get your North Carolina Souvenirs! Happy 224th Birthday today North Carolina!
Souvenirs are on special at JP’s Bear’s for one day only in celebration of the states birthday this November 21st.
North Carolina became the 12th state on November 21, 1789. And for today only you can use the coupon code nc224
on any of your favorite North Carolina state souvenirs. Choose from North Carolina Symbolz, Souvies and Peace Pals and receive a 20% discount on these state souvenirs.
Here are some fun state facts:
- The Venus Fly-Trap is native to the city of Hampstaed.
- Cheerwine is known as the "Nectar of the tarheels". This is a red softdrink with a hint of wild-cherry flavor that was created by L.D. Peeler in 1917 in Salisbury, North Carolina.
- Some famouse people from North Carolina are: Tori Amos - Andy Griffith - Dale Earnhardt - Amy Poehler - Janeane Garofalo - Evan Rachel Wood - Gallagher - Michael C. Hall - Jack Lemmon - Jamie Pressly - Jackee Harry - Ava Gardner - Pam Grier - Julianne Moore - Richard Petty - John Coltrane - Andrew & Elisabeth Shue
- Caleb Bradham first invented Pepsi Cola in his pharmacy in 1898 in the historic city of New Berth, North Carolina.
- Its nicknames are the “The Old North State” or "The Tar Heel State"
- The state flower is the Flowering Dogwood
- The state bird is the Cardinal
- The state tree is the Longleaf Pine Tree
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