State Facts

Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Iowa

By: Abby Hooge

Wisconsin

Capital: Madison

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.

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Mississippi

Capital: Jackson

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.


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Iowa

Capital: Des Moines

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.