Maine: The Pine Tree State
Map of U.S. showing location of Maine


CAPITAL: Augusta

STATEHOOD: 1820; 23rd state

ATTRACTIONS: Mount Katahdin, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park

FUN FACT: The oldest lighthouse in Maine is the Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth.


Maine state flag
State Flower: White pine cone and tassel; State Bird: chickadee; State Animal: moose; State Quarter

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Photo credits: Pancaketom, Dreamstime (quarter); FrankvandenBergh, iStockphoto (flag); Brent Hathaway, Dreamstime (pinecone); Jason Cheever, Dreamstime (chickadee); Maraguma, iStockphoto (moose)

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