State Facts

Connecticut, New York, and Colorado

Connecticut

Capitol- Hartford

Nickname- Constitution State

Date of Statehood- January 9, 1788

State Flower- Mountain Laural

State Bird- American Robin

State Tree- White Oak

Interesting Facts- It is home to hamburgers, Connecticut factories produce jet engines, Cattle branding in the U.S. began in Connecticut.

Tourist Attractions- Mashantucket Pequot Museum, Maritime Aquarium, Beardsley Zoo

New York

Capitol- Albany

Nickname- The Empire State Building

Date of Statehood- July 26, 1788

State Flower- Rose

State Bird- Eastern Bluebird

State Tree- Sugar Maple

Interesting Facts- The first american chess tournament was held in New York in 1843, New York City has 722 miles of subway track, the first daily Yiddish newspaper appeared in 1885 in New York City

Tourist Attractions- Times Square, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty

Colorado

Capitol- Denver

Nickname- Centennial State or the Colorful State

Date of Statehood- August 1, 1876

State Flower- Rocky Mountain Columbine

State Bird- Lark Bunting

State Tree- Colorado Blue Spruce

Interesting Facts- Colorado means "colored red", Colorado contains 75% of the land area of the U.S. with an altitude over 10,000 feet, every year Denver host the worlds largest rodeo, the Western Stock Show

Tourist Attractions- Pikes Peak, The Wonder Tower, Colorado Gator Reptile Parks

By: Braylee Schomburg