New Hampshire State
New Hampshire State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted New Hampshire as the 9th state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about New Hampshire.
Date of Statehood:
June 21, 1788
1,309,940 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Dairy and poultry farming and growing fruit, truck vegetables, corn, potatoes, and hay are the major agricultural pursuits of New Hampshire.
Abundant water power early turned New Hampshire into an industrial state, and manufacturing is the principal source of income in the state. The most important industrial products are electrical and other machinery, textiles, pulp and paper products, and stone and clay products.
The Granite State
Live free or die.
Purple Lilac (Legislation of 1919)
White Birch (Legislation of 1947)
Purple Finch (Legislation of 1957)
Brook Trout (Legislation of 1994)
Ladybug (Legislation of 1977)
Smoky Quartz (Legislation of 1985)
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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