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MA State Symbols

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09


Symbols for Massachusetts
By Nora Kirkeby
Jul 18, 2006, 15:05 PST

Massachusetts Art and Theatre Symbols

  • Masschusetts State Ceremonial March: The Road to Boston
  • Massachusetts State Children's Author and Children's Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
  • Masschusetts State Children's Book: Make Way for the Ducklings
  • Masschusetts State Folk Dance: Square Dance
  • Masschusetts State Glee Club Song: The Great State of Massachusetts
  • Masschusetts State Ode: Ode to Massachusetts
  • Masschusetts State Patriotic Song: Massachusetts (Because of You Our Land Is Free)
  • Masschusetts State Polka: Say Hello to Someone from Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts State Song: All Hail to Massachusetts

Massachusetts Botanical and Garden Symbols
  • Massachusetts State Flower: Mayflower
  • Massachusetts State Soil: Stuttgart Soil Series
  • Massachusetts State Tree: American Elm

Massachusetts Food Symbols
  • Massachusetts State Beverage: Cranberry Juice
  • Massachusetts State Berry: Cranberry
  • Massachusetts State Bean: Baked Navy Bean
  • Massachusetts State Cookie: Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Massachusetts State Dessert: Boston Cream Pie
  • Massachusetts State Donut: Boston Cream Donut
  • Massachusetts State Muffin: Corn Muffin

Massachusetts Geological and Archaeological Symbols
  • Massachusetts State Building and Monument Stone: Granite
  • Massachusetts State Explorer Rock: Dighton Rock
  • Massachusetts State Fossil: Dinosaur Track
  • Massachusetts State Gem: Rhodonite
  • Massachusetts State Historical Rock: Plymouth Rock
  • Massachusetts State Mineral: Babingtonite
  • Massachusetts State Rock: Roxbury Puddingstone

Massachusetts Legislative Symbols
  • Massachusetts State Coat of Arms
  • Massachusetts State Flag
  • Massachusetts State Naval and Maritime Flag
  • Massachusetts State Seal
  • Massachusetts Song: All Hail to Massachusetts

Massachusetts Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna)
  • Massachusetts State Bird: Black-capped Chikadee
  • Massachusetts State Cat: Tabby Cat
  • Massachusetts State Dog
  • Massachusetts State Fish: Atlantic Cod
  • Massachusetts State Game Bird
  • Massachusetts State Horse
  • Massachusetts State Insect
  • Massachusetts State Marine Mammal

Massachusetts Location Symbols
  • Massachusetts State Memorial to Honor Korean War Veterans of Commonwealth: The Korean War Memorial Located in the Shipyard Park of the Charlestown Navy Yard
  • Massachusetts State Memorial to Honor Southwest Asia War Veterans (Picture): The Memorial Auditorium in Worcester, MA
  • Massachusetts State Memorial to Honor Vietnam War Veterans of Commonwealth: Memorial in Worcester, MA at Green Hill Park
  • Massachusetts State MIA/POW (Missing in Action/Prisoner of War) Memorial: The MIA/POW Memorial Located at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in the Town of Bourne
  • Massachusetts State Peace Statue: Orange Peace Statue

Massachusetts Miscellaneous Symbols
  • Designation of Citizens of Commonwealth: Bay Staters
  • Massachusetts State Folk Hero: Johnny Appleseed
  • Massachusetts State Heroine: Deborah Samson
  • Massachusetts State Shell: New England Neptune

Suggested Readings

Massachusetts Facts and Symbols (The States and Their Symbols
These easy-to-read books make report writing easy. A fast-fact section in each volume introduces students to basic information, including the state's capital city, largest city, physical size, population, date and rank of statehood, natural resources, important farm products, and primary manufactured goods. The text covers major state symbols, such as the state flag, seal, bird, tree, flower, animal, and more. Click on the link above to buy this book at

Massachusetts State Symbols

Massachusetts Concise Facts
You can find all of Massachusetts' symbols at this page, plus a brief account of the history.
Source: Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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