Vermont was the 14th state to join the union. It became a state on March 4, 1791.
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
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Vermont
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.
Information about Vermont. State study guides have been added to the Fast Facts pages
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on 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.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Vermont
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Vermont
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Vermont.
In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.
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