Rhode Island Symbols ˆ

Symbols of State >
Nicknames The Ocean State, The Smallest State, Plantation State, Little Rhody 1971
Motto Hope 1875
Song Rhode Island’s It For Me 1996
EcoSymbols >
Flower violet (Viola sororia) 2001
Tree red maple (Acer rubrum) 1964
Fruit greening apple (Malus) 1991
Bird Rhode Island Red (Gallus gallus) 1954
Marine Mammal harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) 2016
Fish striped bass (Morone saxatilis) 2000
Insect American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) 2015
Shell quahaug (Mercenaria mercenaria) 1987
Soil Narragansett (unofficial) Unofficial
Mineral bowenite 1966
Rock cumberlandite 1966
Cultural Symbols >
Appetizer calamari 2012
Drink coffee milk 1993
Tartan 2000
Yacht Courageous 2000
Flagship & Tall Ship Ambassador Replica of the Continental sailing vessel known as “Providence” 1992
Sailing Educational Vessel SSV Oliver Hazard Perry 2013
March Rhode Island 1996
Folk Art The Charles I.D. Looff Carousel (also known as the Crescent Park Carousel) 1985
Flag Pledge 1910
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