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On, Wisconsin

Wisconsin State Song

Statue at the Wisconsin state capitol in Madison. The badger is the official state animal of Wisconsin (and also the mascot of the U of Wisconsin-Madison); "FORWARD" is Wisconsin's state motto; and the anchor and plow are symbols on Wisconsin's coat of arms. Photo by Shihmei Barger 舒詩玫 on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Official State Song of Wisconsin

Wisconsin designated "On, Wisconsin!" by William Purdy as the official state song in 1959. Wisconsin also recognizes a state ballad and a state waltz. All State Songs

On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin!
Grand old badger state!
We, thy loyal sons and daughters,
Hail thee, good and great.
On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin!
Champion of the right,
'Forward' - our motto -
God will give thee might!