Freedom and Unity

Vermont State Motto


Vermont state quarter

the U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for Vermont features Camel's Hump Mountain, sugar maple trees (state tree) with sap buckets (maple is Vermont's official state flavor), and the state motto: Freedom and Unity. Vermont became the 14th state in 1791. Public domain image on Wikipedia.

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Official State Motto of Vermont

The state motto of Vermont is "Freedom and Unity" (the motto appears on Vermont's coat of arms, state seal, state flag, and the U.S. Mint's commemorative quarter for Vermont. All State Mottos

Vermont's Latin Motto

In 2015, Vermont also adopted a state Latin motto due to the efforts of Latin student Angela Kubicke: "Stella quarta decima fulgeat,"which means "May the 14th star shine bright" (Vermont was the 14th state to join the union).



Vermont State Seal atop the official state marker at 173 North Prospect, Burlington VT; photo by Don Shall (origamidon) on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Vermont state seal atop the official state marker in Burlington VT

Vermont coat of arms; Vermont State House, Montpelier, Vermont.  Photo by Marc Tomik/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/share alike).

Vermont coat of arms

Vermont state flag;  coat of arms on a field of blue.  Photo by Denelson83/Wikipedia (public domain image).

Vermont state flag