Wednesday, July 28, 2010

State of the Day: Maine

Maine (ME)
"The Pine Tree State"
Fact: Maine was first used to distinguish the mainland from the offshore islands. It has been considered as a complement to Henrietta Maria, Queen of Charles I of England. She was said have owned the province of Mayne in France
Capital: Augusta
Size: 33,741sq. mi.
Population: 1,294,464
Statehood: March 15th 1820     23rd State
Motto: "Dirigo" (I Lead)
Tree: White Pine
Bird: Black Capped Chickadee
Flower: White Pine Cone and Tassel
Song: "State of Maine Song" by Roger Vinton Snow
'80s Hardcore Band: Zero Mentality


  1. Now I know the difference between complement and compliment!

  2. The forests and lakes in Maine are beautiful and very peaceful. You should go camping there if you ever get the chance.