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Ratification or Admission:  March 4, 1791 (14th)
Present Constitution Adopted:  1793
State Abbreviation:  VT
State Capital:  Montpelier
Largest City - Population:  Burlington
Origin of the Name:  From the French for “green mountain”
State Motto:  “Vermont, Freedom, and Unity”
State Nickname:  Green Mountain State
State Song:  “Hail, Vermont” By: Josephine Hovey Perry
State Animal:  Morgan horse
State Bird:  Hermit Thrush
State Fish:  Brook Trout / Walleye
State Flower:  Red Clover
State Fruit:  Apple
State Gemstone:  Grossular garnet
State Insect:  Honeybee
State Mineral:  Talc
State Tree:  Sugar Maple
State Flag:  On the Vermont flag, the picture of a deep blue field is a scene painting. You see a tall pine tree, a cow and sheaves of wheat. The Green Mountains are in the distance. Pine boughs extend around a shield. The name “Vermont” and the state motto “Freedom and Unity” are displayed on a crimson banner. At the the top of the shield is a stag’s head.


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