Florida was the 27th state to join the union. It became a state on March 3, 1845.
Capital - Tallahassee
Abbreviation - FL
Nickname - The Sunshine State
Motto - "In God we trust."
Song - "Swanee River"
Bird - Mockingbird
Flower - Orange blossom
Insect - Zebra Longwing Butterfly
Area - approximately 65,758 square miles
Websites for studying about Florida
Fun Educational Activities
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Florida resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Florida
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Florida.
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Florida.
Florida Virtual Field Trips
Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center
Fantasy of Flight