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Washington State Facts – Part...

who created the famous Dennis the Menace comic strip. Famous citizens – Francis Richard “Dick” Scobee – American astronaut killed commanding the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986. Famous citizens – Minoru Yamasaki – American...

Washington State Facts – Part...

Crops – As well as apples, Washington produces the most cherries and pears in the entire United States. Dairy products (particularly milk) comprise Washington’s most valuable group of livestock products, followed by beef cattle and...

Washington State Facts – Part...

State bird – Willow Goldfinch State dance – Square Dance State endemic mammal – Olympic Marmot State fish – Steelhead trout State flower – Coast Rhododendron State fossil – Columbian Mammoth State fruit – Apple State gem –...

Washington State Facts – Part...

State Capital – Olympia State nickname – The Evergreen State State motto – “Alki” (Chinook Wawa: “Eventually” or “By and by”) Population – 6,724,540 Population rank – 13th Physical Size – 71,362 sq....