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Delaware State Symbols

Welcome to Delaware! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The First State, Blue Hen State, Diamond State, Small Wonder 2002
Symbols of State
Motto Liberty and Independence
Song Our Delaware 1925
EcoSymbols
Flower peach blossom (Prunus persica) 1895
Herb sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora) 1996
Tree American holly (Ilex opaca) 1939
Fruit strawberry (Fragaria) 2010
Bird Blue Hen Chicken (Gallus gallus) 1939
Wildlife Animal gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) 2010
Dog (former) Golden Retriever (Canis lupus familiaris) 2016
Fish weakfish (Cynoscion) 1981
Bug convergent ladybug (Hippodamia convergens) 1974
Butterfly tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) 1999
Macroinvertebrate stonefly (Plecoptera) 2005
Marine Animal horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) 2002
Shell channeled whelk (Busycotypus canaliculatus) 2014
Mineral sillimanite 1977
Fossil † American belemnite (Belemnitella americana) 1996
Soil Greenwich 2000
Star Delaware Diamond 2000
Cultural Symbols
Colors Colonial blue and buff 1953
Dessert peach pie 2009
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1983
Sport bicycling 2014
Tall Ship Kalmar Nyckel 2016
Dance (former) Maypole dancing 2016

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