Maryland State Symbols

Welcome to Maryland! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames Free State, Old Line State
Symbols of State
Motto Scuto Bonae Voluntatis Tuae Coronasti Nos
Motto Fatti maschii parole femine
Song Maryland, My Maryland 1939
EcoSymbols
Flower black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 1918
Tree white oak (Quercus alba) 1941
Bird Baltimore oriole (Icterus galbula) 1947
Horse Thoroughbred (Equus caballus) 2003
Dog Chesapeake Bay Retriever (Canis lupus familiaris) 1964
Cat calico cat (Felis catus) 2001
Reptile diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) 1994
Fish rockfish or striped bass (Morone saxatilis) 1965
Insect Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) 1973
Crustacean blue crab (Callinectes-sapidus) 1989
Gem Patuxent River stone 2004
Fossil Shell † Ecphora gardnerae 1984
Dinosaur † Astrodon johnstoni 1998
Soil Sassafras (unofficial) Unofficial
Cultural Symbols
Boat Skipjack 1985
Dessert Smith Island Cake 2008
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1998
Sport jousting 1962
Team Sport lacrosse 2004
Recreational and Team Sport volleyball 2014
Exercise walking 2008
Folk Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1994
Theater Center Stage, Baltimore 1978
Summer Theater of Maryland Olney Theatre, Montgomery County 1978

Maryland …