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Fun Fact #13

The road that later became Historic Route 1 started as a trail during the 1600s. Burned trees marked the way, crude bridges crossed ravines, and canoe ferries transported goods and people across wider rivers. Later, the first horse carrier service would be established in New Jersey.

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South Carolina

Ranked as one of America's best vacation destinations by many travel publications, South Carolina boasts great beaches, golf, food, and outdoor adventure. See the best of this alluring state on Historic Route 1.

Go hiking and fishing in the 45,000-acre Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge. Thrill to roaring engines and burning rubber at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR's original super speedway. View more than 2,000 animals, including several endangered species, at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden. Hang out at the EdVenture Children's Museum and see EDDIE ® — the world's largest child. A 40-foot exhibit, you can climb his vertebrae to his brain, crawl through his heart, bounce around inside his stomach, and slide out his intestines. It's a fun, informative anatomy lesson.

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