Back in 1889 on November 8th. Montana entered the United States of America as the 41st. state.

Did you know that Montana is known as “Big Sky Country”. Helena is the capital of Montana; the western meadowlark is the state bird and the bitterroot is the state flower.

The state's official animal is the grizzly bear.

The state's motto Oro y Plata means gold and silver.

Montana's name comes from the Spanish word mountain.

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