North Carolina Trivia is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters:
– The famous Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng Bunker, lived in and are buried near Mount Airy–the town after which Andy Griffith modeled his Mayberry TV town
– George Herman Babe Ruth hit his first professional home run in a scrimmage match in Fayetteville
– It’s illegal to sing off-key in the town of Nags Head
– The world’s largest privately owned home, measuring 175,000 square feet, is the Biltmore Estate in Asheville–built by the famous Vanderbilt family
– The first English colony in America was located on Roanoke Island, but the inhabitants mysteriously vanished

– The state was the nation’s biggest producer of gold, long before the California Gold Rush
– People from across the country meet up in Spivey’s Corner and holler for all they’re worth in the National Hollerin’ Contest.

And so much more…