historic marker North Carolina Colony Carolina attraction display education historical marker Historical Site information landmark marker Place of Interest sign Tourist Destination Travel Destination Albemarle region attractive Colony of Carolina destination educating historic markers historic site info Person County Roanoke Island signage tourist attraction South appealing history no people text tourism travel United States attract historic nobody word daytime displays historical markers landmarks markers signs United States of America appeal color image educate historical outdoor vertical day destinations historic sites tourist attractions colour image outside day time Jason O. Watson / historical-markers.org NC day-time US words color images daylight outdoors USA verticals colour images natural light outsides U.S. U.S.A. sign with text
North Carolina was one of the original thirteen states. The first settlement was made on Roanoke Island, 1585, but was not permanent. Settlers from Virginia occupied the Albemarle region before 1663, in which year the Colony of Carolina was founded.
Conservation & Development Commission, 1934