All About Vermont
|Official Name: Vermont|
Nickname: Green Mountain State
Admitted to Union: March 4, 1791
Area: 9615 square miles
Lowest Point: Lake Champlain at 95 feet above sea level
Bordering States: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York. Vermont also shares a border with Canada.
State Bird: Hermit Thrush
State Flower: Red Clover
State Tree: Sugar Maple Find out more about maple sugar season
State Song: "These Green Mountains" by Diane Martin, Composer and Rita Buglass, Arranger
State Insect: Honeybee
State Fruit: Apple
State Pie: Apple Pie Recipe
State Flavor: Maple
Favorite Sons & Daughters:
Chester Alan Arthur, Calvin Coolidge, John Deere, George Dewey, John Dewey, Stephen A. Douglas, Elisha Graves Otis, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young
14th state to sign the Constitution
First constitution to outlaw slavery was Vermont's in 1777.
First postage stamp used in America was made in Brattleboro in 1846.
First Boy Scout Club was organized in Barre in 1909.
Sandpaper was invented by Isaac Fisher at Springfield in 1834.
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