Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Fact of the Day: Charles Land


South Carolina and North Carolina both get their name from King Charles I. The region was originally called Carolus, a Latin form of Charles. King Charles II then changed the name to Carolina, and the region spilt into two and later became states.

3 comments:

Shaw said...

North and South Carolus would have been cool

DWei said...

Yeah, I think Carolus is a better name.

Zap McBlowfist said...

good info :D