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Oregon State Seal:

Oregon's great  seal - click to see all state seals
Oregon State Seal; photo courtesy of Oregon State Archives and
Oregon Blue Book. See All State Seals - National Seal.

The state seal of Oregon displays a shield supported by 33 stars (Oregon was the 33rd state to join the Union). The seal is divided by a ribbon with the inscription “The Union” (adopted as Oregon's motto in 1957, but replaced in 1987 with “She Flies With Her Own Wings”).

Above the ribbon are the mountains and forests of Oregon, an elk with branching antlers, a covered wagon and ox team, the Pacific Ocean with a setting sun, a departing British man-of-war ship (a symbol of the departure of British influence in the region) and an arriving American merchant ship (a symbol of the rise of American power).

Below the ribbon are a sheaf of wheat, plow, and pickax (symbols of Oregon’s mining and agricultural resources). The crest of the seal is the American Eagle. Around the perimeter of the seal is the legend “State of Oregon 1859,” the year Oregon became a state.

Provisional Oregon government seal - click to see all state seals
Provisional Oregon government seal (1843 to 1849); known as
the Salmon seal. See All State Seals - National Seal.
Oregon Territory seal - click to see all state seals
Territorial government seal of Oregon (1849 to 1859).
See All State Seals.
Source:
State Symbols: Oregon Blue Book
Seal of Oregon: Wikipedia
Links:
All State Seals - National Seal

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Oregon Symbols & Icons:

bird - animal
flower - insect   
fish - shell
mushroom
fossil - rock
gemstone - tree
fruit - nut - soil

flag - seal - quarter
motto - colors
name - nickname
song - dance
mother - father
beverage - team
hostess - pageant
 

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