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Georgia State Peanut Monument

Peanut monument in Georgia - click to see all cultural symbols
Peanut monument in Ashburn, Georgia - photo © Tom Gill on Flickr -
noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works.
All State Cultural Symbols - All Food & Agricultural Symbols.

The peanut monument in Ashburn, Georgia was officially recognized as a state symbol in 1998 (Ashburn is also home to the world's largest peanut shelling plant). "The world's largest peanut" was erected in 1975. The peanut is also the official state crop of Georgia.

Peanut farmer mural - click to see all food & agricultural symbols
Mural painted on the Birdsong Peanut Company silo in Colquitt, Georgia; photo by Sussman Imaging on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works). See All Food & Agricultural Symbols.
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State Symbols: Georgia Legislature
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Georgia Symbols & Icons:

bird - game bird
butterfly - insect
flower-wildflower
mammal
reptile
amphibian
fish - seashell
fruit- food
vegetable - tree
crop - monument 
gem - mineral
fossil - soil

flag - seal - motto
creed - quarter
name - nickname
language - school
BBQ cookoffs
possum - tartan
folk festival - play
museum 1 - 2 - 3
center 1-2 - atlas
song - ballet
dance - waltz
theater 1 - 2
 

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