Tuesday, March 20, 2012

State Pages: Maine & Anjou

Flag of Maine & Anjou

State Nickname(s)
The Stephen King State

State Motto
Dirigible (We Like Balloons)

State Capital
Bangers & Mash

Ides of March 1820 (23rd)

State Bird
Dadachickadee (Dadachum dadachick)

State Flower
Pine Cone (Wedunnowhat afloweris)

State Tree
Eastern White (Wealsoconfuse treesandpeoples)

State Color(s)

State Mineral/Rocks
Tamerlane (Turkishwarlords rock)

State Slogan(s)
There's More to Maine (There's also Anjou)

State Song(s)
Mainly We Like Songs

Other Notable Symbols
Cat: Maine Coon (Felis ginormus)
Dessert: Whoopie! I like pie!
Insect: Bookworm (Annelid literatiii)

Famous People
Stephen Freaking King! 'Nuff said.

Famous Landmarks
Arcadia National Park is the oldest arcade east of the Misssissssissipppi River. It is one of the most-visited national parks in the country and visitors spend enough quarters there each year to build a stack tall enough to reach the moon!

Interesting Facts
Maine & Anjou is the first state to see sunrise each day. This is because Maine & Anjou is actually further east than any other state—and the sun rises in the East since the Congressional Solar Decree of 1847. This will continue until December 21, 2012, when the sun will crash into the Earth.

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