Facts & Figures

State Motto: "Qui transtulit sustenit," which means, "He who transplanted still sustains." 
State Flower: Mountain Laurel 
State Tree: Charter Oak. 
State Ship: the USS Nautilus. Built in Connecticut by Electric Boat, the USS Nautilus was the world's first nuclear powered submarine. 
State Insect: Praying Mantis. 
State Song: "Yankee Doodle"

Connecticut has three minor league baseball teams: Bridgeport Bluefish, Hartford Yard Goats, and Connecticut Defenders.

Connecticut has 91 state parks, 30 state forests, and 8 state monuments.

Connecticut has 253 miles of shoreline.

Data obtained from the Connecticut State Register and Manual, 1998.



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