Carl White’s Life in the Carolinas


Over the years we have discovered and learned many interesting facts about the Carolinas. In this ever-growing section we will continue to research and add to our Life In The Carolinas Encyclopedia of interesting facts, folklore and cultural aspects of the Carolinas.

Do you know how NASCAR started in North Carolina? Or that it is home to the highest waterfall in the United States?

Want to see the smallest Post Office in the USA or learn how the infamous Blackbeard met his end?

More exciting information for residents and visitors alike can be found here.

Did you know that South Carolina has an official Marine Mammal? Or that the State Fossil is the Columbian Mammoth?

Have you heard the story of “Peg Leg” Bates and his imitation jet plane dance move?

Whether you live in the state or are just planning your next trip, there are so many interesting things to learn!