New Jersey Facts and Symbols
You have seen the state flag and seen the seal, but how much of the meaning for our symbols do you know? Let’s find out.
What are the five symbols on the state seal and when was it created?
Why were the colors of the state flag selected? When was it adopted?
What is the state flower and where can you find them?
Describe the Eastern Goldfinch. What does it like to eat?
What is the state tree?
What is the state insect and why is it important?
What is the state animal and how and when was it selected?
What is the state fish and what can it tell us about the water where it is found?
Yes, we even have a state shell! What is it?
What is the state ship and when was it built?
What is the official state fruit and when and how did it become official?
New Jersey’s state dinosaur is also North America’s first dinosaur. What is its
name and who discovered it?
Believe it or not, we have a state dance. What is it and when did it become official?