Here’s Something You Never Knew About the US State You Live In

Teresa McGlothlin

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There's not one American state that lacks a fascinating history! All 50 states have something about them that makes them unique. While you probably know all the stuff they taught you in history class, there's a lot more to learn. There are some things that perhaps didn't make the history books that you'll be amazed to learn — things that you'll want to brag about later. 

You know that Georgia is the Peach State, but did you know that it's not the biggest producer of the fruit? That distinction goes to an entirely different state! Ohio might be the birthplace of seven U.S. presidents, but it has a bigger monument to something completely different. It's facts like these about your state that might have somehow slipped by you. But now's your chance to find out what makes your state more interesting than all the others! 

Whether you're a transplant or a native to the state where you live, you're sure to find something interesting about it. You'll also find out things about other states that you never learned in school. Check out the 50 hilarious, informative and interesting facts about each U.S. state, and you'll have a whole new appreciation for your home base. 


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