Pennsylvania State Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots
Pennsylvania Symbols, Pennsylvania Emblems, and Pennsylvania 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.
Pennsylvania Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots
|Arboretum||Morris Arboretum and Gardens of the University of Pennsylvania, April 29, 1988|
|Animal||Whitetail Deer (Odocoileus virginanus) October 2, 1959|
|Penngift Crownvetch (Coronilla varia l., Penngift) June 17, 1982|
|Beverage||Milk, April 29, 1982|
|Bird||Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) June 22, 1931|
|Coat of Arms||See Flag|
|Dog||Great Dane (Canis familiaris) August 15, 1965|
|Fish||Brook Trout (Salvelinius fontinalis) March 9, 1970|
|Flag||State Flag, June 13, 1907|
|Festival||Laural Festival June 15, 1999|
|Flagship||United States Brig "Niagra" April 29, 1988|
|Flower||Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) May 5,1933|
|Fossil||Trilobite (Phacops rana) December 5, 1988|
|Insect||Firefly (Poturis pensylvanica, De Geer) April 10,1974|
|Locomotive, Electric||GG1 4859 Electric Locomotive, December 18, 1987|
|Locomotive, Steam||K4s Steam Locomotive, December 18, 1987|
|Motto||Virtue, Liberty, and Independence|
|Orchestra, Pops||Philly Pops, October 5, 1999|
|Seal||Great Seal, 1791|
|Song||"Pennsylvania" November 29, 1990
Written and Composed by
Eddie Khoury and Ronnie Bonner
|Theatre||"Walnut Street Theatre" at 9th and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, June 8, 1999|
|Tree||Eastern Hemlock (Tsunga canadensis linnaeus) June 23, 1931|
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