Fun Facts About the 50 States

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Ranks 1st in state boat registrations
There are about 12 people per square mile
Has the only state capital without a McDonald's
The Catahoula Leopard Dog is the State Dog
Pizza Hut first opened up in this state
The first daily newspaper was published in this state
This state was first discovered in1741 by Danish Explorers
The fiddle is the official instrument
Home to more than 3,800 documented caves
Produces the most apples in the country
Introduced the world's first Electric Trolley System
Contains the most ghost towns
The first American chess tournament was held in this state
'Happy Birthdayto you' was created in this state
Dr. Pepper was created in this state
Home to the Hamburger Hall of Fame
The first open heart surgery was performed in this state
Established the first ambulance service
The first telephone book was published in this state
The only state that grows coffee
1 out of every 8 U.S. residents live in this state
Multi-colored corn is grown in this state (and no it's Iowa)
The official state fish is Rainbow Trout
Home to the largest migratory elk herd
The 'Yield' sign was first used in this state
Fun FactState
Iced tea was invented in this state
The first saw mill was established in this state
Home to the first ATM
Home to the oldest State University in the country
The first state to enact Workmen's compensation laws
The first professional baseball game was played in this state in 1871
Milk is the official state beverage
Once called the 'Great American Desert
Largest gold-producing state in the U.S.
Only states whose east and west borders are 100% formed by rivers
Home to a house made of newspaper
The nation's #1 producer of peanuts, pecans, and peaches
Home to the first potato ever planted in 1719
Home to the first open golf tournament
Home to the largest office building in the world
In this state you can't give another a box of candy weighing over 50 pounds
Home to the first aquarium and skyscraper
Home to the International Checkers Hall of Fame
The Shag is the state dance
Home to the first ever Mother's Day celebration
Home to the most diners in the world
Home to the largest underground gold mine
The term 'Dude' was first used in this state
The lady bug is the official state bug
This state hosts the world's largest rodeo

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Created Mar 21, 2012SourceReportNominate
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