Posted by: ncencyclopedia | September 8, 2010

NCpedia is now out of Beta!

NCpediaWhat is North Carolina’s State Horse? Who were the Lords Proprietors? What part does North Carolina play in the history of NASCAR?  You can find out all of this, and a lot more, at the newly designed NCpedia (, a free and reliable resource for students and other researchers interested in topics related to North Carolina.  The NCpedia officially launched September 1st, 2010.

The NCpedia will continue to grow, with articles that feature narrative descriptions, links to introductory resources, and recommended sources for more information.  Entries highlight famous North Carolinians, including all past governors, and lesser known North Carolinians like bull-riding champion Jerome Davis.  You can also read about events in the state’s history or view a timeline that covers events related to different cultural themes. Additional entries, videos, images and audio will be added to the NCpedia on an ongoing basis. You can also follow the NCpedia on Twitter ( Stop by the NCpedia ( at any time and let us know what you think.

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