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Massachusetts Facts was originally written and issued by the Division of Tourism of the Department of Commerce and Development (now the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism). Citizen Information Service, a division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, has revised and expanded this information.
Name / Coat of Arms / Seal / Flag / Flower or Floral Emblem / Tree or Tree Emblem / Bird or Bird Emblem / Beverage / Horse or Horse Emblem / Insect or Insect Emblem / Fish or Fish Emblem / Dog or Dog Emblem / Gem or Gem Emblem / Marine Mammal or Marine Mammal Emblem / Fossil or Fossil Emblem / Mineral or Mineral Emblem / Song of the Commonwealth / Folk Song of the Commonwealth / Poem / Rock or Rock Emblem / Historical Rock / Explorer Rock / Building And Monument Stone / Heroine / Ceremonial March / Muffin / Shell / Cat / Patriotic Song of Commonwealth / Folk Dance of Commonwealth / Soil / Vietnam War Memorial / Designation of Citizens / Game Bird / Southwest Asia War Memorial / Bean / Vessel / Berry / Folk Hero / Dessert or Dessert Emblem / Cookie / Glee Club Song / Polka Song / Peace Statue / Korean War Memorial / Ode / MIA/POW Memorial / Children's Book / Children's Author And Children's Illustrator / Donut / District Tartan / Colors / Blues Artist / Sport / Inventor / Reptile / Artist / Glacial Rock / Birthplace of National Guard / Groundhog / Recreational and Team Sport
Introduction / Colonizing / Bay Colony / Repressive Measures / Post-War Problems / A New Era / Intellectual Activity / Prosperous Industry / Progressive Laws / Industrial Evolution / The Future of the Commonwealth
The Old Town House and the Old State House / Massachusetts State House Cornerstone and Time Capsule / The New State House / Grounds / Doric Hall / Bartlett Hall / Nurses Hall / / Memorial Hall / Great Hall / State Seal Window / George Fingold State Library / House of Representatives / Senate Chamber / Reception Room / Executive Suite / Ashburton Park