Monday, August 17, 2015

Vermont


Vermont is a state in the northeast part of the US, bordering Canada to the North.

Its nickname is The Green Mountain State, and its motto is Freedom and Unity and Stella quarta decima fulgeat (May 14 star shine bright)


(from: wikipedia - vermont)

The flag of Vermont has a blue background and 14 branched pine tree with two grain sheaves above it.
The 14 branches are for the 13 colonies and Vermont as the 14th state in the union.
There is a cow for the dairy farming, clouds and wavy lines.


(from: wikipedia - flag of vermont)

Vermont is the leading maker of maple syrup in the US.

(from: wikipedia - Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association)

In the town of Thetford Vermont, there is a 25 foot statue made of old wood and hot air ballons called the Vermontasaurus.

(from: wikipedia - vermontasaurus)

Lake Champlain is a very popular place for people to go on vacation.

(from: wikipedia - lake champlain)

Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the US in 1923, was from Vermont.

(from: wikipedia - calvin coolidge)

Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the US in 1881, was from Vermont.

(from: wikipedia - chester a. arthur)


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