Mark Twain wrote many of his best-known works while living in Connecticut.
Richard Petty hails from North Carolina and is the reigning king of NASCAR with 200 wins.
Three X’s indicate that moonshine has been run through the still three times and that the shine is pure lightnin'.
Most of Lincoln’s adult life was spent in Illinois, and it was there that his views and vision were shaped.
135 Space Shuttle missions were launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The California grizzly bear (Ursus californicus) was designated official State Animal in 1953.
A September drive across Kansas is colored golden by the state's flower.
Wild Bill Hickok was gunned down in Deadwood, South Dakota while holding a poker hand of aces and eights – forever after known as the Dead Man’s Hand.
Yellowstone National Park is where a few surviving wild bison were found after they had been exterminated elsewhere in the late 1800's.