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All About Vermont

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Vermont was the 14th state to join the union. It became a state on March 4, 1791.

State facts about Vermont

Capital - Montpelier

Abbreviation - VT

Nickname - Green Mountain State

Motto - "Freedom and Unity"

Song - These Green Mountains

Bird - Hermit thrush

Flower - Red Clover

Insect - Honey Bee

Area - approximately 9,615 square miles

Websites for studying about Vermont

Vermont State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Vermont

Shelburne farms

Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating for a sustainable future. The farm is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark, located on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont. Visitors are offered learning experiences that inspire young people to make informed decisions to build a sustainable society in the 21st century.

The 50 States - Vermont

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Vermont

Mr. Donn.org - Vermont

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 Vermont resources.

Explore the States - Vermont

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.

50 States.com - Vermont

Facts & Trivia about Vermont

RoadsideAmerica.com - Vermont

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Vermont

Awesome America - Vermont

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Vermont.

Vermont Map/Quiz Printout

EnchantedLearning.com

NETSTATE.COM - Vermont

From NetState.com. Learn about Vermont.

50 State Quarters® Program- Vermont

From the U.S. Mint. A program called H.I.P. Pocket Change™ . The Web site has coin and character images for each state for coloring.

Guide to Snowflake Bentley

pdf file from Weston Wood productions. grades 1-3 and 4-5

Vermont Secretary of State Kids Pages

Vermont Virtual Field Trips

Vermont's History Museum and LibraryMontpelier

Virtual field trip onlineOur museum's permanent exhibit, Freedom and Unity: One Ideal, Many Stories, opened in March 2004 and won a national award. The multimedia exhibit, which represents Vermont's history from 1600 to the present, fills 5,000 square feet in the Pavilion building in Montpelier. Visitors walk through time and experience a full-sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station complete with a working telegraph and a WWII living room furnished with period music and magazines.

More Vermont field trips ...

U.S. Presidents from Vermont

Chester A. Arthur

Calvin Coolidge

Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics

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