State Symbols

WI state flag

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Fast fact about the state flag
  • Did you know that on Wisconsin's state flag they also have the state animal on it the badger [it is below the state motto forward}!
  • Did you know that this flag first became the state flag in 1979, the same day Wisconsin got it name and the day of statehood!
  • The shield in the center of the flag show support and respect for these united states of America!










WI state flower wood violet


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Fast facts about the state flower

  • The state flower was first nominated the state in 1908 on Arbor day!But was officially elected the state flower in1909 by children in school across the state!
  • Also did you know that the leaves on this flower are a delectable treat sometimes found in salads, candies and jellies!
  • If you go to Wisconsin between March and June and you want to see this flower they are most likely to be found in meadow, woodlands and along the road.









WI coat of arms

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Wiconsin.gov-coat of arms
Fast Facts
  • Did you know that the state motto is also on the coat of arms! [ The state motto is forward!]
  • Did you know that the coat of arms stands for labor on land and on water![for more info go to www.legis.state.wi.us]

Wisconsin state Bird robin

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Wisconsin.gov


Fast facts
  • Did you know that Wisconsin welcomes the robin because they consider it a welcoming of spring!
  • did you know that the robin was voted the state bird in 1926-27!
  • did you know that the robin was voted the state bird by school children!

Wisconsin's state Tree sugar maple

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Wisconsin.gov


Fast Facts
  • Did you know that the sugar maple was first elected the state tree in 1955!
  • Did you know if you are going to Wisconsin and wanted to find a sugar maple look for a tree that has bright yellow leaves!
  • Did you know that the tree was voted on by school children!







Wisconsin's state animal the Badger

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wisconsin symbols,animal:bader . com

  • Did you know that the badger was adopted on June 20,1957!
  • Did you know that the children of four elementary schools convinced the government to make the badger the state animal instead of the white tailed deer!
  • Did you know if you want to find the badger they live in shallow dirt dens!

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