The Bay State

Massachusetts State Nickname

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Massachusetts quarter

Massachusetts became the 6th state in 1788. The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter representing Massachusetts features a minuteman (Colonial militia during the American Revolutionary War), an outline map of the state, and the official nickname of Massachusetts: The Bay State (public domain image on Wikipedia). All State Quarters

Official State Nickname of Massachusetts

"The Bay State" is the official nickname of Massachusetts; the nickname is featured on the U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter representing Massachusetts. Residents of Massachusetts are called "Bay Staters."  All State Nicknames

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Massachusetts USA (public domain image).

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