All About Maine
Nickname: Pine Tree State
Admitted to Union: March 15, 1820
Area: 35387 square miles
Coastline: 228 miles
Highest Point: Katahdin Mountain at 5268 feet above sea level
Lowest Point: Atlantic Coast
Bordering States: New Hampshire. Maine also shares a border with Canada.
State Bird: Chickadee
State Flower: White Pine Cone & Tassel
State Tree: White Pine
State Song: "State Song of Maine" by Roger V. Snow
State Insect: Honeybee
State Herb: Wintergreen
Favorite Sons & Daughters:
Dorothea Dix, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Stephen King, Marston Morse, George Palmer Putnam, Margaret Chase Smith, Francis & Freelan Stanley
23rd state to sign the Constitution
Largest blueberry crop in the US in 2000
America's first chartered city is York in 1641
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