Delaware By: Mrs. Frazier

Quick Facts

  • Nickname: The First State
  • State Capital: Dover
  • When It Became A State: December 7, 1787
Delaware

Official Symbols

  • State Bird: Blue Hen
  • State Flower: Peach Blossom
  • State Insect: Lady Bug
Delaware Symbols

Fascinating Facts

  • Delaware became the first state of the thirteen original American States to ratify, or approve the U.S. Constitution.
  • Delaware still has a large farm industry. Delaware has a total of 2,500 farms.
Farms in Delaware

Key Industry

  • Beach Vacations
Delaware Beaches

Key Site

  • Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation Academy
Aerospace Education

Credits:

Created with images by Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Delaware Grunge Flag" • Meta Mourphic - "delaware" • DJ-Dwayne [Returning in 2015/16] - "Water Hen" • marion joy - "peach blossom" • alfieianni.com - "Coccinella - Lady bug, Macro" • wharman - "Delaware Corn" • Nicholas_T - "Spanning the Gap" • UDel Carvel REC - "Delaware Corn" • Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue - "Rehoboth Poodle Beach" • Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue - "Rehoboth Poodle Beach" • Allie_Caulfield - "2012-08-04 08-10 Cape May 013" • bingzhenzhen - "aerospace aviation science and technology" • Civil Air Patrol - "Aerospace education" • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - "Telescope Donation to the Maritime Industries Academy"

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