Alabama State Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots
Alabama Symbols, Alabama Emblems, and Alabama Mascots
Browse the state's symbols; state animal, state bird, state flower, state flag, state fossil, state insect, state motto, state seal, state tree, color, dance, fish, mammal, music, nut, reptile seal, and miscellaneous designations, emblems, and mascot of each state with pictures. Find origin of the state name. View the state almanacs, state timelines and peruse state facts and stats such as the capitol, location, and date admitted to the union.
Alabama Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots
|Amphibian||Red Hills salamander (Phaeognathus hubrichti Highton) 1961|
|Demopolis "Christmas on the River Barbeque Cookoff," 1991|
|Bible||State Bible, 1853|
|Bird||Yellowhammer (Colaptes auratus, Linnaeus) September 6, 1927|
|Bird, Game||Wild Turkey, September 6, 1980|
|Butterfly||Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, (Papilio glaucus) May 2, 1989|
|Creed||Alabamian's Creed, July 29, 1953|
|Coat of Arms||Coat-of-Arms, March 14, 1939|
|Dance - Folk||Square Dance, 1981|
|"The Incident at Looney's Tavern," 1993|
|"The Miracle Worker" by William Gibson's, 1991|
|Fish, Fresh Water||Largemouth Bass (Micropterus punctulatus) October 10, 1975|
|Fish, Salt Water||tarpon (tarpon atlanticus) 1995|
|Flag||Crimson Cross of St. Andrew/white field, 1895|
|Flower||Camellia (Camellia japonica L.) August 26, 1959|
|Oak-leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia Bartr.) 1999
|Fossil||zeuglodon (Basilosaurus Cetoides) 1984|
|Gemstone||Star Blue Quartz, 1990.|
|Horse||Racking Horse, 1975|
|Horse Show||The Alabama Championship Horse Show, 1988|
|Stockton Fall Horseshoe Tournament, 1992|
|Insect||Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexipuss) 1995|
|Mascot||Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) May 2, 1989|
|Mineral||Red Iron Ore (hematite) 1967|
|Motto||Audemus jura nostra defendere (We Dare Defend Our Rights) 1939|
|Dothan Landmark Park, 1992|
|Nut||Pecan (Juglandaceae Carya illinoensis) February 2, 1982|
|Poets Laureate||Honorary office of Poet Laureate of Alabama, 1931|
|Quilt||Pine Burr Quilt, 1997|
|Renaissance Faire||Florence Renaissance Faire, 1988|
|Reptile||Red-Bellied Turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis) 1990|
|Seal||Great Seal, 1939|
|Shell||Johnstone's Junonia (Scaphella junonia johnstoneae) 1990|
|Soil||Bama Soil Series, 1996|
|Song||"Alabama," March 3, 1931
Written by Julia S. Tutwiler
Composed by Edna Gockel Gussen
|Alabama Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1993|
|Tree||Southern Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris Miller) 1997|
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