[2015] Shelby Blanchard: Georgia State Symbols

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[2015] Shelby Blanchard: Georgia State Symbols

Georgia State Symbols

1. The state fish is the largemouth bass.2. Other nicknames for Georgia are the Empire State of the South.3. Coca-Cola was invented in 1886 by Dr. John S. Pemberton in Georgia.4. Georgia's population in 1776 was about 40,000.

Fun facts:

Georgia's nickname is the Peach State.

Georgia's mottois wisdom, justice, and moderation

Peaches are the state fruit of Georgia.

Georgia's state crop is the peanut.

Sweet Vidalia Onion is the state vegetable of Georgia.

Cherokee roses are the state flower of Georgia.

Georgia on my mind by Ray Charles is Georgia's state song.

Georgia's state insect is the honey bee.

The live oak is Georgia's state tree.

Georgia's state bird is the brown thrasher.

Citations:Photos from GoogleFun Facts from http://www.50states.com/facts/georgia.htm#.Vc0YbnFVhBd

Georgia was named after King George ll of England

Georgia's state seal was adopted by the State Constitution in 1798

Georgia adopted the state flag in 2003.

By: Shelby Blanchard


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