List of New Hampshire state symbols

The U.S. state of New Hampshire has several official symbols.[1]

Location of New Hampshire in the United States

InsigniaEdit

Type Symbol Year Image
Flag Flag of New Hampshire 1931  
Seal Seal of New Hampshire 1931  
Motto Live Free or Die 1945
Nickname The Granite State
Highway sign Number of route within an outline of the Old Man of the Mountain  
Quarter reverse 2000  

SpeciesEdit

Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Purple finch
Haemorhous purpureus
1957  
Flower Purple lilac
Syringa vulgaris
1919  
Tree White birch
Betula papyrifera
1947  
Animal White-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus
1983  
Freshwater game fish Brook trout
Salvelinus fontinalis
1994  
Dog Chinook 2009  
Saltwater game fish Striped bass
Morone saxatilis
1994  
Insect Ladybug
Coccinellidae
1977  
Fruit Pumpkin 2006  
Wildflower Pink lady's slipper
Cypripedium acaule
1990  
Amphibian Red-spotted newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
1985  
Butterfly Karner Blue
Plebejus melissa samuelis
1992  
Poultry New Hampshire Red 2018  
Berry Blackberry[2] 2017  
Spider Daring Jumping Spider[3] 2021

GeologyEdit

Type Symbol Year Image
Mineral: Beryl 1985  
Gem Smokey quartz 1985  
Rock Granite 1985  

CultureEdit

Type Symbol Year Image
Song: "Old New Hampshire" 1947
Sport Skiing 1998  
Tartan New Hampshire state tartan 1995  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fast New Hampshire Facts". NH.gov. Retrieved August 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Fehlau, Erin (June 16, 2017). "Blackberry now the state berry of NH". WMUR News. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  3. ^ "Governor Chris Sununu Signs Spider Bill, 7 Other Bills Into Law". Governor Christopher T. Sununu. Retrieved 2021-06-16.