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Find out all you wanted to know about the Garden State including local government, economics and tourism information. Source: Newark Public Library

Quick Facts about NJ

State Seal -
New Jersey State Seal

State Flag
NJ State Flag
The New Jersey State Flag was adopted in 1896. Its official color is buff, which is a yellowish-tan color. The colors of the state flag, buff and dark blue (Jersey blue), were the colors George Washington chose for the flag of New Jersey's army regiments during the Revolutionary War. The state seal is featured on the flag.     
State Flower - The Violet

State Bird - The Eastern Goldfinch

State Tree - The Red Oak   

State Bug - The Honeybee

State Animal - The Horse
State Dinosaur - The Hadrosaurus Foulkii

State Folk Dance - The Square Dance
State Fish- The Brook Trout
State Shell - The Knobbed Whelk

State Ship - The A.J. Meerwald
State Fruit - The Blueberry

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