Admission to Statehood: 15 March 1820
Maine is a product of the Ice Age. The last glacier was responsible for cutting what had been a relatively straight coastline into the hundreds of bays, inlets and picturesque harbors we know today. The receding ice sheet formed the 2,000 or so islands found off the Maine coast.
State Flower: White pine cone with tassel
State Tree: Eastern Pine
State Bird: Chickadee