Did you know....

The Ohio Historical Society and the Columbus School for Girls has initiated the process to make the Adena Effigy Pipe the official State Artifact.

The bill has passed the Ohio House and is now in the Ohio Senate.

See more about this on the Ohio Historical Society's Blog

 

More About Ohio's Symbols

State Bird - Cardinal

State Animal - White Tailed Deer

State Tree - Buckeye

State Flower - Red Carnation

State Wildflower - White Trillium

State Reptile - Black Racer (snake)

State Insect - Ladybug

State Fossil - Isotelus (Trilobite)

State Gemstone - Ohio Flint

State Beverage - Tomato Juice

State Fruit - Tomato

State Native Fruit - Pawpaw

Nickname - The Buckeye State

State Slogan - Birthplace of Aviation

State Song - "Beautiful Ohio" (If you have been to the Ohio Cavern's, you have heard it!)

State Rock Song - "Hang On Sloopy"

Name Origin - Iroquois word meaning "great river"