Mid-Atlantic States New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Maryland Delaware
Motto : Excelsior (Ever Upward) Nickname : Empire state Origin of Name : In honor of the English Duke of York Capital : Albany Population : 18,976,457 Rose Statue of Liberty Manhattan Skyline United Nations - NYC Hudson River Valley Area = 54,555 sq mi
Motto : Liberty and Prosperity Nickname : Garden state Origin of Name : From the Channel Isle of Jersey Capital : Trenton Population : 8,414,350 Purple Violet The Boardwalk – Atlantic City The Jersey Shore – Ocean City Edison National Historic Site - West Orange Area = 8,729 sq mi
Motto : Virtue, liberty, and independence Nickname : Keystone state Area = 46,055 sq mi Origin of Name : In honor of Adm. Sir. William Penn, father of William Penn. It means Penn's Woodland Capital : Harrisburg Population : 12,281,054 Mountain Laurel Independence Hall - Philadelphia Liberty Bell - Philadelphia Gettysburg National Military Park Covered Bridge - PA Dutch Region
General Washington's Headquarters, Valley Forge National Military Park, Pennsylvania Steel Mills - Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Dutch (Amish) Lancaster County, PA
US Naval Academy - Annapolis Ocean City, MD Motto : Fatti maschii, parole femine (Manly deeds, womanly words) Nickname : Free State, Old Line state Origin of Name :In honor of Henrietta Maria (Queen of Charles I of England) Capital : Annapolis Population : 5,296,486 Black Eyed Susan Baltimore Oriole Ft. McHenry - Baltimore Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner here in 1812 Area = 12,407 sq mi
Motto : Liberty and Independence Nicknames : The Diamond State, the First state, The Small Wonder, Blue Hen State Origin of Name : From the Delaware River and Bay, which were named for Sir Thomas West, Lord De La Warr Historic Dover Peach Blossom Amstel House in New Castle Bethany Beach Capital Dover Population 783,600 Area = 2,490 sq mi
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