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Minnesota State Symbols

Each state in the United States of America is unique. The people and legislature of Minnesota have selected the following state symbols to represent their state's individual environment and culture.

The Minnesota State Seal

[Image of The Minnesota State Seal]

The 50 State Seals

The Minnesota State Flag

[Image of The Minnesota State Flag]

The Minnesota State Flag is royal blue, with a gold fringe. In the center of the flag is the state seal. Around the state seal is a wreath of the state flower, the woman slipper.

Three dates are woven into the wreath 1858; the year Minnesota became a state 1819, the year Fort Snelling was established and 1893, the year the official flag was adopted.

Nineteen stars ring the wreath. The largest star represents Minnesota.

The 50 State Flags

Other State Symbols

  • Bird: Common Loon
  • Butterfly: Monarch
  • Drink: Milk
  • Fish: Walleye
  • Flower: Pink and White Showy Lady's Slipper
  • Fruit: Honeycrisp Apple
  • Gemstone: Lake Superior Agate
  • Grain: Wild rice
  • Muffin: Blueberry Muffin
  • Mushroom: Morel
  • Song: Hail! Minnesota
  • Tree: Norway Pine

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