2. This state has the highest mean altitude of all the states.
4. Home of the tallest building on the North American continent, the Sears Tower.
6. This state's flag pictures a beaver on its reverse side. It is the only state flag to carry two separate designs.
8. York This state has 722 miles of subway track.
10. The city of Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.
12. The Peach State
13. The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4, 1871
15. Completion of the world's first transcontinental railroad was celebrated at Promontory in this state.
16. This state is known as "the birthplace of a nation."
17. A city in this state, Detroit, is known as the 'Car Capital of the World'.
19. Known as the birthplace of country music and where Elvis Presley's home, Graceland, is located.
20. Sweet home...
22. The Lone Star State.
1. Hoover Dam, the largest single public works project in the history of the United States, contains 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete, which is enough to pave a two-lane highway from San Francisco to New York.
2. The redwood is the official state tree. Some of the giant redwoods in Sequoia National Park are more than 2,000 years old.
3. The Bluegrass State.
5. More than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples comes from here.
7. The Sunshine State
9. The only state to be named after a United States president.
11. Named in honor of King Louis XIV.
13. The capital city is Des Moines.
14. Home of the Grand Canyon National Park
18. The first state admitted to the Union after the ratification of the Constitution.
21. The only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.