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  • Capital: Augusta
  • Population: 1,274,923
  • Entered the Union: March 15, 1820
  • As the: 23rd state
  • Motto: Dirigo (I direct)
  • Nickname: Pine Tree State
  • Flower: White Pine cone and tassel
  • Bird: Chickadee
  • Song: State of Maine Song
  • Sports Teams: None
  • Origin of Name: Originally used to distinguish the mainland from the offshore islands. Considered a compliment to Henrietta Maria, Queen of Charles I of England. She was said to have owned the
  • Major
  • Historical Sites: Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Fort Edgecomb, Fort Halifax, Fort Kent, Fort Knox, Fort McClary, Fort O'Brien, Fort Point, Fort Popham, Eagle Island, Arnald Trail
  • Points of Interest: Bar Harbor, Allagash National Wilderness Waterway, Roosevelt Campobello International Park, and the St. Croix Island National Monument
  • Bordering
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