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**Maine #23

•Date of Statehood: March 15, 1820 •Population 1820: 298,335 •Population 1850: 583,169 •Population 1900: 694,466 •Population 1950: 913,774 •Population 2010: 1,328,361 •Nickname: Pine Tree State •Flower: White Pine Cone and Tassel •Tree: White Pine •Bird: Chickadee •Mammal: Moose •Fruit: Wild Blueberry •Fish: Land-locked Salmon ~ Capital, Augusta~ Largest City, Portland~ Second Largest City, Lewiston ~The U.S. Census Bureau

**Maine #23

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L Is For Lobster: A Maine Alphabet Edition

Maine Love

I heart Maine

Map of the State of Maine

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    Tamre Colby Davidson

    Thanks for all the great pins of Maine!! I'm now homesick!!

Greetings from Maine

Maryland's nickname is "The Old Line State"

Maryland banks in Maryland --

Towns and Cities in Maryland

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. As of 2011, King has written and published 49 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, five non-fiction books, and nine collections of short stories. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine.

Portland Head Light, located in Cape Elizabeth, is the oldest lighthouse in the state of Maine. The lighthouse itself is over 200 years old and was originally constructed during the Civil War to aid in the prevention of ship raids.

Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain. An American college professor from the State of Maine, who volunteered during the American Civil War to join the Union Army. Although having no earlier education in military strategies, he became a highly respected and decorated Union officer, reaching the rank of brigadier general (and brevet major general). He entered politics as a Republican and served four one-year terms of office as 32nd Governor of Maine. Cousin through birthfather's maternal lineage.

A few years ago, every state in the country had to hand pick an image that would be engraved onto a special series of quarters. For the State of Maine, they chose the Pemaquid Lighthouse. If you have ever been there, you would understand why this location was chosen.

Fall foliage and road near entrance of Baxter State Park. Baxter State Park, Maine, USA (color)


Agriculture: Seafood, poultry and eggs, potatoes, dairy products, cattle, blueberries, apples. Industry: Paper, lumber, and wood products, electric equipment, food processing, leather products, textiles, tourism.

Maine State License Plate This is the official license plate for the state of Maine as it has been officially adopted by the state legislature. Also known as a vehicle registration plate, it is used to identify the car and owner of a motor vehicle or trailer in the state.

The Official Maine State License Plate - The US50

Maine quarter is the third quarter of 2003,23rd in the 50 State Quarters® Program. Maine became the 23rd state to be admitted into the Union, as part of the Missouri Compromise on March 15, 1820. Its design incorporates a rendition of the Pemaquid Point Light atop a granite coast and of a schooner at sea. Located in New Harbor, and marks the entrance to Muscongus Bay and Johns Bay.Built in 1826, the original building was replaced in1835,The original 10 lamps are still a beacon for ships

The Maine State Postage Stamp Depicted above is the Maine state 34 cent stamp from the Greetings From America commemorative stamp series. The United States Postal Service released this stamp on April 4, 2002. The retro design of this stamp resembles the large letter postcards that were popular with tourists in the 1930's and 1940's.

This old Barn is In Mount Vernon Maine

Maine Pillow

The coast in Maine near Acadia park.

Boothbay Harbor

Maine State House, designed by Charles Bulfinch, built 1829–1832

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge, carrying U.S. Route 1 and Maine State Route 3 over the Penobscot River.

A southbound Downeaster passenger train at Ocean Park, Maine, as viewed from the cab of a northbound train.