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The First State
   is a nickname for the state of   
Delaware
Official nickname. Delaware was the first of the 13 original states to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
Delaware
   state capital is   
Dover
I-95
   crosses   
Delaware
Delaware
   has the state flower   
Peach Blossom
Delaware
   has the Postal Abbreviation   
DE
Delaware
   has the motto   
"Liberty And Justice"
New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware
   was represented by   
Thomas McKean
New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware
   was represented by   
George Read
New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware
   was represented by   
Caesar Rodney
Delaware
   flag is   

The flag bears the date "December 7, 1787", the day on which Delaware became the first state to ratify the US constitution.
Delaware
      
Has a Lady Bug As Its Official State Bug
Delaware
   has the telephone area code   
302
Jack Markell
   is Governor of   
Delaware
Democratic 2009
Emmanuel Leutze
   painted   
Washington Crossing the Delaware River, 25th December 1776
1851; German-American; Metropolitan Museum of Art
Delaware
   has   
The Historic Horseback Ride of Ceaser Rodney
First state to join in 1787, and quarter released in 1999
New Jersey
   has   
General Washington Crossing the Delaware River
Joined union in 1787, quarter released in 1999
Delaware
   the highest point is   
Ebright Azimuth 448 Ft
University of Delaware
   is situated in   
Newark
United States
Delaware
   has   
221 to 222
U.S.S. Delaware
      
Convoy Duty During WWI
Commissioned April 1910 -- BB-28
Delaware is Known As The Blue Hen State
   is   
True
This nickname was given to Delaware after the glightin Blue Hen Cocks, that were carried with the Delaware Revolutionary War Soldiers
White Eyes
   is famous for being a   
Delaware Mediator of Early Treaties With the US
Sometimes known as George White Eyes
Wilmington
   is situated in   
Delaware
Delaware
   has the   
Blue Hen Chicken
Gallus gallus -- adopted 14 April 1939
Central Delaware Valley
   is situated in   
New Jersey
Central Delaware Valley
   is situated in   
Pennsylvania
Dover International Speedway
   is in   
Dover, Delaware
1.000-mile oval
Delaware
   has a population of   
864,764
46th among all States and Territories
Delaware
      
Is the Only State Without Any National Park System Units
Chesapeake and Delaware
   canal is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Delaware / Maryland. Opened in 1829 (14 miles long)
"Potomacs"
   played for   
Washington, DC and Wilmington, Delaware
Played in the Eastern Colored League in 1924 in Washington and 1925 in Wilmington.
Blue Hen State
   is a nickname for the state of   
Delaware
Unofficial nickname. This nickname is said to have been given to Delaware after the fighting Blue Hen Cocks that were carried with the Delaware Revolutionary War soldiers for entertainment during cock fights. The Blue Hen is Delaware's state bird.
USS Delaware
   was the first   
U.S. Navy Ship to Enter a Public Dry Dock
1833
Lenape
   is the original tribal name of the   
Delaware
Lenape (Lenápe or Lenapi) means 'the people'. Also known as Lenni Lenape - 'true people'. Delaware is the English name for the Delaware River, named after a British nobleman.
Lenni Lenape
   is the original tribal name of the   
Delaware
Lenni Lenape means 'true people'. Also known as Lenape (Lenápe or Lenapi) - 'the people'. Delaware is the English name for the Delaware River, named after a British nobleman.
Delaware
   has the state butterfly   
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Delaware
   has the state insect   
Ladybug
Official state bug
University of Delaware
   is in   
Newark
Main campus
Delaware River
   runs through   
New Jersey
410 miles long
Bombay Hook
   is located in   
Delaware
Est. 1937; hosts hundreds of thousands of migrating birds
Prime Hook
   is located in   
Delaware
Located along the western shore of Delaware Bay
1st
   state to join the union was   
Delaware
December 7, 1787
Delaware
   joined the U.S.A in   
1787
December 7, 1787
Delaware Slide
   was performed by   
George Thorogood and The Destroyers
1977






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