Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Iowa
By: Abby Hooge
Nickname: Badger State
Date of Statehood: May 29, 1848
State Flower: Wood Violet
State Bird: American Robin
State Tree: Acer Sacchrum
3 Interesting Facts: Its Orlgin of name is "Ouisconsin". Early miners lived in mineshafts or dug their homes out like Badgers.
3 Tourist Attractions: From fishing to spas to museums, these are some of the fabulous sttractions there.
Nickname: The Magnolia State
Date of Statehood: December 10, 1817
State Flower: Magnolia Flower
State Bird: Northern Mocking Bird
State Tree: Magnolia Tree
3 Interesting Facts: Mississippi has more churches than any other state. The 4-H club began in Holmes County in 1907. Mississippi University for women, established 1884.
3 Tourist Attractions: The City of Jackson has many museums and its most vibrant nightlife scene is beautiful. St. Mary's Cathedral is a old religious architecture, its style is gothic revival.
Nickname: The Hawkeye State
Date of Statehood: December 28,1846
State Flower: Rosa Arkansana
State Tree: Quercus Macrocarpa
State Bird: American Gold finch
3 Interesting facts: Dubuque is the state's oldest City. Iowa's longest and highest birdge crosses Lake Red Rock. Spirit Lake is the largest glaicer in the state.
3 Tourist Attractions: Historical Landmarks, Sports, and family fun are a part of some resorts in Iowa.