Delaware By: Mrs. Frazier

Quick Facts

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

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


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