Protects valuable salt marshes and estuaries for migratory birds
One of the most northern refuges along the Atlantic flyway
41st among all States and Territories
(Poecile atricapilla) 1927
Prior to 1965 when the international dateline was jogged west of the Aleutians, Alaska was both western-most and eastern-most state.
The Maine coat of arms shows a moose resting under a pine tree.
has the Postal Abbreviation
Founded in 1919, encompasses 47 miÂ².
Unofficial nickname. Nicknamed for the white pine, the offical state tree, and remembering that Maine has 17 million acres of forests.
Bukowski, a popular and prolific poet from Los Angeles was the subject of the film "Barfly".
Commissioned Dec. 1902 -- BB-10
Joined union in 1820, quarter released in 2003
Feb. 15 U.S. battleship destroyed in Havana harbor by an explosion that killed 260 men. The incident led to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War
1938; directed by Jean Renoir
Auguste Villiers de L'Isle-Adam