The "Old North State" also known as "The Tar Heel State"
In 1629, King Charles 1st of England "erected
When Carolina was divided in 1710, the southern
It was during one of the fiercest battles of the War Between
(adapted from Grandfather Tales of North Carolina by:
The Tar Heel Toast|
Here's to the land of the long leaf pine,
Here's to the land of the cotton bloom white,
Here's to the land where the galax grows,
Here's to the land where maidens are fair,
The above was officially adopted as the State Toast
The Song: "The Old North State"
Carolina! Carolina! heaven's blessings attend her,
Tho she envies not others, their merited glory,
Then let all those who love us, love the land that we live in,
The song known as "The Old North State" was adopted as