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Native Americans

http://www.native-languages.org/languages.htm 

 

Occaneechi

http://www.ibiblio.org/dig/ 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occaneechi 

http://www.obsn.org/show/page/the-voice-of-the-occaneechi-nation

 

http://www.visitnc.com/journeys/articles/facts-figures/1/north-carolina-s-three-distinctive-regions

http://www.ncpedia.org/geography/regions
http://placesofvalue.com/best-places-to-live-in-north-carolina/north-carolina-coastline/the-outer-banks/ 
http://activerain.com/blogsview/708163/north-carolina-living-top-10-reasons-to-move-to-the-nc-triangle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_North_Carolina

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_North_Carolina

 

NC Customs and Traditions

Moravians

http://www.carolinaconnoisseur.com/christmas-historic-old-salem.htm 

http://www.inseason.com/community/recipes/moravian.html (Christmas Cookie Recipe) 

http://articles.mcall.com/2000-12-01/topic/3330215_1_count-zinzendorf-count-nicholas-ludwig-christmas-eve

http://www.wakeolda.com/katie/moravian.htm

Germans

http://www.dalhousielodge.org/Thesis/scotstonc.htm 

http://justinroepel.wordpress.com/2007/12/14/moravian-star-and-reflection/ 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_American 

http://germanoriginality.com/heritage/tradition.php 

http://www.blueridgeheritage.com/heritage/agriculture/pioneer-agriculture 

http://www.lifeintheusa.com/food/german.htm 

Colonial 

http://vanishingamerican.blogspot.com/2011/12/christmas-in-colonial-america.html

http://www.history.org/almanack/life/christmas/index.cfm

http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/food/ginger.cfm (recipes)

http://www.studymode.com/essays/Christmas-During-Colonial-Times-827116.html 

http://www.history.org/almanack/life/christmas/hist_anotherlook.cfm 

 

Christmas Traditions

http://www.allthingschristmas.com/traditions.html 

http://www.thehistoryofchristmas.com/ch/in_america.htm 

http://www.history.org/almanack/life/christmas/hist_customs.cfm 

 

Christmas at Biltmore

http://www.biltmore.com/our_story/stories/christmas_tradition.asp 

Christmas at Biltmore 

http://www.victoriana.com/christmas/victorian_christmas_traditions.html 

http://www.biblicalquality.com/Christmas1.html 

 

Cherokee Green Corn Ceremony/Festival

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/byrnes-celebrations/corn.html 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Corn_Ceremony 

http://www.cherokee.org/AboutTheNation/Culture/General/24404/Information.aspx 

http://www.manataka.org/page1231.html 

http://www.telliquah.com/Recipes2.htm (Recipes)

http://library.thinkquest.org/J0110325/famous.htm 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee 

 

Scotch Irish

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch-Irish_American 

http://www.visitnc.com/journeys/articles/cultural-heritage/2/the-scots-irish-in-nc-a-kilt-of-many-colors 

http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Pa-Sp/Scottish-and-Scotch-Irish-Americans.html#b 

http://www.archives.com/experts/garstka-katharine/the-scots-irish-in-the-southern-united-states-an-overview.html 

http://www.dalhousielodge.org/Thesis/scotstonc.htm 

http://www.blueridgeheritage.com/heritage/agriculture/pioneer-agriculture 

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/dianes-scotch-irish-potato-salad/ (recipe)

http://www.scottishtartans.org/ulster.html****great website!  Scroll down to the subheadings about Pennsylvania and the Great Wagon Rd

http://thecelt.hubpages.com/hub/Old-Irish-Christmas-Traditions-We-Still-Follow-Today 

http://bakingbites.com/2011/04/scottish-shortbread/ (recipe)

http://www.carolinatartan.com/story.htm 

http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,174,159168-242201,00.html (recipe)

http://wegottaeat.com/maureen.connolly/recipes/scotch-irish-cake (recipe)

 

Swiss

http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/becomingamer/growth/text4/germansswissnc.pdf 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_American

http://theswisscenter.org/swissroots/culture/?Id=214

http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Sr-Z/Swiss-Americans.html#b 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fondue 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berner_Haselnusslebkuchen 

 

Revolutionary War in NC

 

Rev War in NC http://www.carolana.com/NC/Revolution/home.html 

Known Battles in NC http://www.carolana.com/NC/Revolution/NC_Revolutionary_War_Known_Battles_Skirmishes.htm 

NC Map of Battles http://www.waywelivednc.com/maps/historical/rev-war.pdf 

Guilford Courthouse http://www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/32guilford/32guilford.htm 

Rev War Battles http://ncrevwar.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/battlefieldsnc.htm 

Rev War in Southeastern NC http://www.nps.gov/mocr/historyculture/upload/NC-Rev-War-Sites.pdf

Bentonville Battlefield http://www.nchistoricsites.org/bentonvi/bentonvi.htm 

 

Famous Revolutionary War Figures in NC 

 

First North Carolinian to die in Rev War http://www.kinstonpress.com/kinston_gaz/grady_john.htm

Nathanael Greenehttp://www.schooltube.com/video/4a4ac438c6ba39aba713/Nathaniel-Greene 

Richard Caswell http://www.nchistoricsites.org/neuse/caswell.htm 

General Francis Nashhttp://nchistorytoday.wordpress.com/2012/10/04/francis-nash-mortally-wounded-at-the-battle-of-germantown/ 

Abner Nash http://www.northcarolinahistory.org/commentary/191/entry 

Betsy Dowdy/Mary Slocumb/Elizabeth Maxwell Steele http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/workshops/womenshistory/SESSION3.html 

 

Civil War in NC 

 

Map - Map of NC 

 

 

 

 




North Carolina facts and symbols

http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/kidspg/symbols.htm

North Carolina Kids Page
http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/kidspg/

North Carolina Lighthouses
http://www.ncwiseowl.org/carolinaclips/lighthouses/Homepage.html
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/nc.html
http://www.ncbeaches.com/Features/Attractions/Lighthouses/
http://www.carolinalights.com/

North Carolina Pirates

Blackbeard
http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Pirates/p/Blackbeard-For-Kids.htm
Stede Bonnet
http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Pirates/p/Stede-Bonnet-The-Gentleman-Pirate.htm
Anne Bonny and Mary Read
http://www.bahamas4kids.com/famous_pirates.html
http://www.lucylearns.com/the-pirate-anne-bonney.html
http://www.lucylearns.com/mary-read-pirate.html