Official State Song of Vermont
by Diane Martin & Rita Buglass Gluckstate
In 2000, Vermont adopted These Green Mountains as the official state song (composed by Diane Martin and arranged by Rita Buglass Gluckstate), replacing the original state song: "Hail to Vermont!" by Josephine Hovey Perry (adopted in 1938). All State Songs
Green mountains are a prominent theme in Vermont's symbols: the state nickname is "Green Mountain State;" mountains are featured on the state flag and represented on the state seal; and the state's name originates from the french "Verd Mont" (green mountain).