All About Rhode Island

All About Rhode Island
Rhode Island MapOfficial Name: State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Nickname: The Ocean State

Admitted to Union: May 29, 1790

Capital: Providence

Area: 1545 square miles

Coastline: 40 miles

Highest Point: Jerimoth Hill at 812 feet above sea level

Lowest Point: Atlantic Coast

Bordering States: Connecticut and Massachusetts. Rhode Island also shares a water border with New York.

State Bird: Rhode Island Red Hen

State Flower: Violet

State Tree: Red Maple

State Song: "Rhode Island It's for Me " by Charlie Hall

Favorite Sons & Daughters:
Harry Anderson, Eddie Dowling, Nelson Eddy, Bobby Hackett, Irving R. Levine, Oliver Hazard Perry, Gilbert Stuart

Interesting Facts:
13th state to sign the Constitution
Smallest State in the US
Longest official name

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