State capital: Hartford

State Nickname: The Constitution State

Population: 3.6 million

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State Bird: American Robin

State Flower: Mountain Laurel

Museums: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, New Britain Museum of American Art, and Florence Griswold Museum

National Landmarks: The Mark Twain House & Museum was the home of the late author Samuel Clemens, who’s pen name was Mark Twain. The house was built in 1893-1894, and Mark Twain lived there for about 17 years with his family. It is a Victorian Gothic mansion with 25 rooms. There, he would write many of his famous novels.

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