Down Home


A toast for North Carolina adopted by the NC General Assembly, 1957.
Here's to the land of the long leaf pine, The summer land where the sun doth shine,
 Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!
Here's to the land of the cotton bloom white,Where the scuppernong perfumes the breeze at night,
 Where the soft southern moss and jessamine mate, 'Neath the murmuring pines of the Old North State!

Here's to the land where the galax grows, Where the rhododendron's rosette glows,
 Where soars Mount Mitchell's summit great, In the "Land of the Sky," in the Old North State!

Here's to the land where maidens are fair, Where friends are true and cold hearts rare,
 The near land, the dear land, whatever fate, The blessed land, the best land, the Old North State!
... Details ... 
. Letterpress printed in Massachusetts
. 13" x 20"
. 110lb Lettra letterpress paper 
. Individually Numbered 
. Custom framing available below: Details
. Proudly Printed on 100% Cotton 
 . As is the nature of any handmade item, there are slight variations in inking & each one is perfect in its own way.

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