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  1. 1. York Home of the first presidential inauguration: George Washington took the oath of office in this state on April 30, 1789
  2. 5. has the only royal palace in the U.S.
  3. 7. More turkeys are raised here than in any other state
  4. 10. largest number of telescopes in the world
  5. 11. home to the most extensive coastline in U.S., 6,640 miles, longer than all other state's coasts combined
  6. 12. has the only full-length statue of George Washington, placed in its capitol in 1796
  7. 13. Home of Mark Twain and some of his characters, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
  8. 14. largest production of maple syrup in the U.S.
  1. 2. home of the “Register of the Desert,” a huge granite boulder with 5,000 early pioneer names carved on it
  2. 3. this states workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon
  3. 4. first state to ratify the United States constitution
  4. 6. first automobile law was passed in this state in 1901, the speed limit was 12 mph
  5. 7. Katherine Lee Bates wrote “America the Beautiful” after seeing the view from Pikes Peak in this state
  6. 8. Famous singer Johnny Cash was born in this state
  7. 9. The first parking meter was installed in its captiol in 1935