1791 is the year Vermont became a state. “Freedom and Unity” is Vermont’s state motto. A person is tapping two maple trees to get the sap. The sugar maple tree is Vermont’s state tree. Camels Hump is a mountain with a shape that is easy to recognize. Vermont is known for the Green Mountains.
The Vermont state quarter was the 14th state quarter because Vermont was the 14th state.
Thinking about History
Look at other state quarters. What do their pictures and words tell you about other states?
|Vermont State Tree|
|The 14th State|
|United States Mint - Vermont Quarter (outside link)|
|Making a Mint in Vermont (PDF)|