Vermont has many qualities. The capital of Vermont is Montpelier,
and the states nickname is “ The Green Mountain
State.” On March 4,1791 Vermont became the 14th state.
Finally, did you know the state bird is the
Hermit Thrush.” More
than 100 covered bridges cross the state’s rivers, creeks, and streams. Covered
bridges were built in the early 1800s. The roofs and
walls of the covered bridges kept the floors clear of any rain, ice, and snow. Plus it kept the wood from rotting too.
has a numerous amount of square miles its size is 9,615, in kilometers
it is 24,902.Vermont is located in the Northeastern part of the United States. Also New York borders Vermont to the west. In
addition, when you go to Vermont
go and see the land region.
Vermonters are what people are called
The population in Vermont
is 608,827, from the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau. But now it’s
630,337and counting. The Green
is the second smallest state. In addition, almost the whole
entire population is white, 95% is. 1% is African
American, 1% is Hispanic American and, 0.4% is Native American. When you go to Vermont
there are many different kinds of people there.
Vermont has many interesting facts about
history. In history, people first arrived in Vermont about 12,000 years ago. In the
1300’s 3 groups of Native Americans settled in Vermont. In 1609, explorer
Samuel de Champlain claimed what is now Vermont
In 1764, King George 3rd of England
ruled New Hampshire.
In 1775, the Revolutionary War began, it started from (1775- 1783) it lasted
for 8 years. Since 1950, the state has nearly gained 200,000 people. Vermont
is home to many businesses. One of the biggest businesses there is tourism it makes $2
billion dollars each year in Vermont.
Another business there is Ben & Jerry’s homemade ice- cream. Manufacturing is Vermont’s single largest business. Vermont
has many sights to see and interesting facts to hear. Vermont’s
largest cities are: Burlington, Rutland,
St. Albans Winooski, Newport
and, Vergennes. The states flower is the Red Clover and, the state tree is the
Sugar Maple. The state animal is the Morgan Horse and the state song is “ Hail, Vermont”
by Josephine Hovey Perry. In 1777, Vermont
was a free and Independent state. Montpelier has been Vermont’s
capital since 1805. Vermont’s
current capitol was built in 1859. In conclusion, when go to visit Vermont I hope you have
a wonderful time. Also, Katherine Paterson was born in
China but moved to Barre, Vermont