- Rhode Island has its own state pet – it’s the cutest Big Blue Bug on the side on the highway in Providence.
- Polo was played for the first time in the USA in 1876 in Newport, Rhode Island.
- The first circus in the USA was opened in Newport in 1774.
- The state is home to the Tennis Hall of Fame.
- The state’s official name is Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
- The state’s official drink is coffee milk.
- The portrait of George Washington on the $1 bill was created by a Rhode Island native artist.
- The first-ever golf tournament was played in Rhode Island.
- The state never approved of the 18th Amendment, also known as Prohibition.
- The White Horse Tavern was built and opened in 1673. It is the oldest operating tavern in the United States.
What is the official name for Rhode Island State?
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