The Wonders of Maine

Maine is the easternmost state in the U.S., and Lubec is the easternmost town in the U.S.. 99% of the United State’s blueberries are produced in Maine. Maine’s state animal is a moose. Maine is called “The Pine Tree State” and the Eastern White Pine is the official tree of Maine. A natural wonder in Maine is Mount Katahdin, which is located almost in the middle of the state. Mount Katahdin is the highest mountain in the state of Maine. Maine’s capital is called Augusta, and it’s called Augusta because in August the got changed into Augusta after Augusta Dearborn, Henry Dearborn’s Daughter. The first appearance of the name Maine was in 1622. The state’s motto is “Dirigo” which is Latin for “I lead,” “I direct,” or “I guide”. The word Dirigo is on the state flag and seal.

Maine is 9th least populous, 12th smallest by area, and the 13th least densely populated out of all the 50 U.S. states. Maine is in New England. The state is bordered New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, and the Canadian Provinces, of New Brunswick, and Quebec to the northeast and northwest.