January 2009 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
February 2008 Theme
Scholar and Engineer
Tiger Cub Activities
THEME RELATED STUFF
Great Salt Lake Council
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
State Slogans and Nicknames
Great Salt Lake Council
AL Share the
Wonder Cotton State
AK Beyond Your Dreams,
Within Your Reach Last
AZ The Grand Canyon State Grand Canyon
AR The Natural
State Natural State
CA Golden State
Find Yourself Here
CO Enter a Higher State
State Full of Surprises
DE First State
Itís Good Being First
State Sunshine State
GA Georgia on My
Mind Peach State
HI The Islands of
Aloha Aloha State
ID Great Potatoes. Tasty Destinations.
IL Right Here. Right Now.
Land of Lincoln
Changing Hawkeye State
IN Restart Your
Engines Hoosier State
KS Thereís No Place Like Home Sunflower
Spirit Bluegrass State
LA Come as you are. Leave Different Pelican
ME Worth a Visit, Worth a Lifetime Pine
MD Seize the Day
Off Old Line State
MA Make It
Yours Bay State
MI Pure Michigan The
Great Lakes State
MN Explore Minnesota
North Star State
MS Feels Like Coming Home
MO Show Me
State Show-Me State
MT Big Sky
Country Treasure State
NE Possibilities Ö Endless
Open Silver State
NH Youíre Going to Love it Here
NJ Come See For
Yourself Garden State
NM Land of Enchantment The Land of Enchantment
NY I Love New York
The Empire State
NC A Better Place to
Be Tar Heel State
Peace Garden State
OH so Much to Discover
OK Oklahoma is
OK Sooner State
OR We Love
Dreamers Beaver State
PA State of Independence
Unwind Ocean State
SC Smiling Faces. Beautiful Places. Tar
SD Great Faces. Great Places.
TN The Stage Is Set For You
TX State of the
Arts Lone Star State
Elevated Beehive State
VT Vermont naturally Green
VA Virginia is for Lovers The
WA! Evergreen State
WV Open for business
WI Stay Just a Little Bit Longer Americaís
WY Like No Place on Earth
Trivia from Alabama to Wyoming.
Alabama is the only state with all major natural resources needed to make iron
and steel. It is also the largest supplier of cast-iron and steel pipe products.
When a scale map of Alaska is superimposed on a map of the 48 lower states,
Alaska extends from coast to coast. Alaska is over twice the size of Texas.
original London Bridge was shipped stone-by-stone and reconstructed in Lake
Havasu City, Arizona.
can look for precious gems, including diamonds, amethyst, garnet, jasper, agate
and quartz at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas.
highest and lowest points in the continental United States are within 100 miles
of one another in California. Mount Whitney measures 14,495 feet and Bad Water
in Death Valley is 282 feet below sea level.
13th step of the state capital building in Denver, Colorado is exactly 1 mile
high above sea level.
Connecticut is home to the first hamburger (1895), Polaroid camera (1934),
helicopter (1939), color television (1948), and the first lollipop-making
United States city with the highest rate of lightning strikes per capita is
Georgia was named for King George II of England, and is the nationís number one
producer of peanuts, pecans and peaches.
Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee. There are only 12 letters in the
Idaho law forbids a citizen to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs
more than 50 pounds.
ice cream "sundae" was named in Evanston, Ilinois. Town fathers passed an
ordinance prohibiting the retailing of ice cream sodas on Sunday, so ingenious
confectioners and drug store operators served ice cream Sundays, with the syrup
of your choice without the soda. Objection was made to christening a dish
after the Sabbath. So the spelling of "Sunday" was changed to sundae.
the St. Louis World's Fair (Missouri) in 1904, Richard Blechyden, served tea
with ice and invented iced tea. The ice cream cone was also invented at the 1904
Fair, when a vendor ran out of cups and rolled up waffles to hold ice cream.
light bulb, phonograph (record player), motion picture projector were invented
by Thomas Edison in his Menlo Park,
Genesee River, New York State, is one of the few rivers in the world that flows
south to north.
King Ranch in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island, and El Paso is
closer to Needles, California than it is to Dallas.
Wyoming has the lowest population of all 50 United States, but was the first
state to give women the right to vote.
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