Massachusetts (MA)

Nickname: Bay State, Old Colony
Capital: Boston
Motto: By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
Flower: Mayflower
Bird: Black-capped Chickadee
Tree: American Elm
Massachusetts State Insect: Lady Bug
Song: All Hail to Massachusetts
Entered Union: February 6, 1788
Rank: 6
The 50 State Quarters Program Release Date: January 3, 2000

Official Website of Massachusetts