Monday, August 9, 2010

State of the Day: Montana

 Montana (MT)
"The Treasure State"
Fact: Montana was chosen from a Latin dictionary by J. M. Ashley. It is a latinized Spanish word meaning "mountainous"
Capital: Helena
Size: 147,046 Sq. Mi.
Population: 909,453
Statehood: November 8, 1889, 41st state
Motto: "Gold and Silver"
Tree: Ponderosa Pine 
Bird: Western Meadowlark
Flower: Bitterroot
Song: "Montana" by Charles C. Cohen, music by Joseph E. Howard
Hardcore Band: Deranged Diction

1 comment:

  1. 3 members of Agalloch were raised in MT. Why isn't that included?