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||Maine: Nicknamed The Pine Tree State.
State Capital: Augusta.
Maine became the 23rd State March 15, 1820.
State Motto: "Dirigo" (Latin for "I Lead").
State Bird: Chickadee.
State Flag: Pictured above.
State Tree: Eastern White Pine.
State Flower: White Pine Cone and Tassel.
Maine's area: 33,265 sq miles.