Location of the state of Wisconsin in the United States of America

This is a list of the state symbols of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.

Insignia

Type Symbol Year Image
Flag The flag of Wisconsin 1863
Motto "Forward" 1851
Nicknames Badger State, America's Dairyland[1]
Seal The Seal of Wisconsin 1881

Species

Type Symbol Year Image
Animal Badger
Taxidea taxus
1957
Bird American robin
Turdus migratorius
1949
Domestic animal Dairy cow
Bos taurus
1971
Dog American Water Spaniel 1985
Fish Muskellunge
Esox masquinongy
1955
Flower Wood violet
Viola sororia
1909
Fruit Cranberry
Vaccinium macrocarpon
2003
Grain Corn
Zea mays
1989
Insect Western honey bee
Apis mellifera
1977
Tree Sugar maple
Acer saccharum
1949
Wildlife animal White-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus
1957

Geology

Type Symbol Year Image
Fossil Trilobite
Calymene celebra
1985
Mineral Galena 1971
Rock Granite 1971
Soil Antigo (soil) 1983

Culture

Type Symbol Year Image
Ballad "Oh Wisconsin, Land of My Dreams" 2001
Beverage Milk 1987
Dance Polka 1993
Pastry Kringle[2] 2013
Slogan America's Dairyland[3] 1940
Song "On, Wisconsin!" 1959
Symbol of peace Mourning dove
Zenaidura macroura carolinensis
1971
Tartan Wisconsin tartan[4][5] 2007
Waltz "The Wisconsin Waltz" 2001

References

  1. ^ Dornfeld, Margaret; Hantula, Richard (2010). Wisconsin: It's my state!. Marshall Cavendish. p. 5. ISBN 978-1-60870-062-2.
  2. ^ Alison Bauter. "Sweet taste of victory: Kringle now official state pastry". July 6, 2013. Accessed January 26, 2018.
  3. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  4. ^ Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, ed. (2011). "Wisconsin State Symbols" (PDF). State of Wisconsin 2011-2012 Blue Book. Madison: Wisconsin Legislature Joint Committee on Legislative Organization. p. 952.
  5. ^ http://www.tartanregister.gov.uk/tartanDetails.aspx?ref=4765