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Top Ten Moments in NC History

Bill Leslie of WRAL-TV in Raleigh, in his Carolina Conversations blog, is asking readers to nominate their Top Ten “most significant events in North Carolina history.”

Among the nominations so far: the founding of the Lost Colony, the Greensboro sit-ins, the Halifax Resolves, the Wright brothers’ first flight, the founding of RTP, and Johnston’s surrender at Bennett Place.

What events do y’all think are NC’s most significant?

One Comment

  1. Jeannette Cabanis wrote:

    Not a happy moment, but sure one of the most significant: the Cherokee Removal (Trail of Tears)

    Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8:59 am | Permalink

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