Delaware State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Delaware as the 1st state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Delaware.
Date of Statehood:
December 7, 1787
843,524 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Delaware's main agricultural products include soybeans, corn and milk.
Delaware's industries include crab and clam fisheries, chemicals, food products, paper products, rubber and plastics products, primary metals, printed materials, sand, gravel and magnesium compounds.
The First State
Liberty and Independence
Peach Blossom (Legislation of 1895)
American Holly (Legislation of 1939)
Blue Hen Chicken (Legislation of 1939)
Weakfish (Legislation of 1971)
Lady Bug (Legislation of 1974)
Sillimanite (Legislation of 1977)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service
Greetings from America series.
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