Here is the next instalment of my monthly feature going through the States of the United States in alphabetical order to check out how they got named, what their flag is like and other things of interest.
Location – Idaho is a landlocked state. It has a small border with Canada and also borders Montana, Nevada, Wyoming, Utah, Washington and Oregon. It has a city called Moscow!
Nickname – The Gem State
Capital – Boise
Flower – Syringa
State Tree – Western White Pine
Signature foods – Spudnut (potato donut), Huckleberry, Potatoes
Famous places to visit - Hell's Canyon, Shoshone Falls
Famous businesses/brands – Albertsons – a grocery company founded and headquartered in Boise.
Famous people from Idaho – Lou Dobbs, Ernest Hemingway, Sarah Palin, Lana Turner
Go to this Pinboard to see the States of the Month so far.