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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]

Contents

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

Insignia

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

Species

Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Purple finch
Haemorhous purpureus
1957
Flower Purple lilac
Syringa vulgaris
1919
Tree White birch
Betula papyrifera
1947
Animal White-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus
1983
Freshwater game fish Brook trout
Salvelinus fontinalis
1994
Dog Chinook 2009
Saltwater game fish Striped bass
Morone saxatilis
1994
Insect Ladybug
Coccinellidae
1977
Fruit Pumpkin 2006
Wildflower Pink lady's slipper
Cypripedium acaule
1990
Amphibian Red-spotted newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
1985
Butterfly Karner Blue
Lycaeides melissa samuelis
1992

Geology

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

Culture

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

References

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