Exploring North Carolina

On the Border

Season 800 Episode 1 | 28m 47s

North Carolina’s borders took years to become permanent. Our first map with boundaries was created in 1733 by Edward Moseley. Often, boundaries were dictated by natural borders like rivers and mountains. Lines were also drawn for political reasons. Early surveyors struggled with finding and staying on invisible boundary lines.

Aired: 07/04/17

Rating: NR

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