The great state of Florida became the 27th state on
March 3, 1845. Tallahassee was named the state capital in 1824 by
Florida's first territorial governor, William P. DuVal. Juan
Ponce de Leon arrived in the now state of Florida on March 27, 1513. He
named it "Pascua Florida" because he arrived during the time of the Feast
of Flowers. The Florida state reptile is the American Alligator.
Alligators can be found throughout the state of Florida.
Name of Emblem/Symbol
"In God We Trust"
"The Sunshine State"
State Marine Mammal
State Saltwater Mammal
State Saltwater Fish
State Freshwater Fish
Complete the questions below.
1. The Florida state saltwater fish is the
2. Florida became the 27th state on March 3,
3. "Suwannee River" is Florida's state
4. Florida's saltwater mammal is the
arrived in Florida on
March 27, 1513.
6. The state reptile is the
7. The panther is Florida's state
8. Florida's nickname is the
9. The state tree is the
10. Florida's state insect is a butterfly called
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