America, The Land of Stars and Stripes
Welcome to Maine!
Nickname: Pine Tree State
State Motto: The Latin motto, Dirigo, means "I Direct" or "I lead"
State Flower: White pinecone and tassel
State Tree: White pine
State Bird: Chickadee
State Fish: Landlocked salmon
State Song: "State of Maine Song"
Statehood: Maine became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820
Area: 33,215 square miles: the 39th largest in area
Neighbors: New Hampshire, Quebec, New Brunswick and the Atlantic Ocean