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List of Rhode Island state symbols

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List of Rhode Island state symbols

The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

State insignia

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Flag Flag of Rhode Island 1640 (originally)
1916 (formally)
Motto Hope Hop 1664
Nickname The Ocean State
Little Rhody
The Plantation State
The Ocean State
Little Rhody
The Plantation State
Seal Seal of Rhode Island 1644
Slogan Unwind Unwind
Coat of Arms Coat of Arms of Rhode Island 1822

Living symbols

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Bird Rhode Island Red Chicken
Gallus gallus domesticus
Fish Striped Bass
Morone saxatilis
Flower Violet
Viola sororia
Tree Red Maple
Acer rubrum
Shell Quahaug
Mercenaria mercenaria

Earth symbols

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Fruit Rhode Island Greening 1991
Mineral Bowenite 1966
Rock Cumberlandite 1966

Cultural symbols

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Drink Coffee Milk 1993
Song Rhode Island, It's for Me 1996
Tartan Rhode Island State Tartan 2000
Yacht Courageous 2000
Ship USS Providence 1993
Folk Art Crescent Park Looff Carousel 1985

United States coin

Type Symbol Image Coined
Quarter dollar Rhode Island Quarter 2001 2001


  • "State Symbols". Government of Rhode Island. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
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