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List of New Hampshire state symbols


List of New Hampshire state symbols

Location of New Hampshire in the United States

The U.S. state of New Hampshire has several official symbols.[1]


  • Insignia 1
  • Species 2
  • Geology 3
  • Culture 4
  • References 5


Type Symbol Year Image
Flag Flag of New Hampshire 1931 New Hampshire flag
Seal Seal of New Hampshire 1931 Seal of New Hampshire
Motto Live Free or Die 1945
Nickname The Granite State
Highway sign Number of route within an outline of the Old Man of the Mountain
Quarter reverse 2000


Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Purple finch
Haemorhous purpureus
Flower Purple lilac
Syringa vulgaris
Tree White birch
Betula papyrifera
Animal White-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus
Freshwater game fish Brook trout
Salvelinus fontinalis
Dog Chinook 2009
Saltwater game fish Striped bass
Morone saxatilis
Insect Ladybug
Fruit Pumpkin 2006
Wildflower Pink lady's slipper
Cypripedium acaule
Amphibian Red-spotted newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
Butterfly Karner Blue
Lycaeides melissa samuelis


Type Symbol Year Image
Mineral: Beryl 1985
Gem Smokey quartz 1985
Rock Granite 1985


Type Symbol Year Image
Song: "Old New Hampshire" 1947
Sport Skiing 1998
Tartan New Hampshire State Tartan 1995


  1. ^ "Fast New Hampshire Facts". Retrieved August 28, 2012. 
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