Five things to know about North Carolina-related presidents
In today's Tiny Rabbit Holes, here's some fast trivia about commanders-in-chief who have some sort of connection to this state. They might be giants, you know.
Today is Presidents Day, a day when we honor the men who have led this country in a very modern fashion: By scrambling to find childcare. North Carolina has had three (?) presidents who were born here, and one who tried to dramatically alter the landscape. So as a service, I’ve written up a few pieces of trivia for you to—HEY WILL YOU KIDS BE QUIET, DADDY’S TRYING TO WORK!
George Washington really tried to drain the swamp
(Linda Richman Voice) The Great Dismal Swamp is no longer great. It’s no longer dismal. And it’s no longer swampy. Discuss.
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