State Trivia: Wisconsin

250px-Flag_of_Wisconsin.svgWisconsin became the 30th state when it entered the Union in May 1848.

Official Web Site          Travel Wisconsin

wisconsin-sealNicknames:  Badger State, America’s Dairyland

Capital:  Madison

State Motto:  Forward

Boy and Cow - World Dairy ExpoState Bird:  American Robin

State Tree:  Sugar Maple

State Flower:  Wood Violet

Fun Facts:

  • Noah’s Ark, in the Wisconsin Dells, is the country’s largest water-themed park.
  • Wisconsin is the home of Harley Davidson Motorcycles, the Ringling Brothers Circus, and the nation’s first kindergarten.
  • As the nation’s dairy capital, Wisconsin produces the most milk in the country.
  • It is the home state of Harry Houdini, Douglas MacArthur, Frank Lloyd Wright, Liberace, Chris Noth, and Tyne Daly.

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