Freedom and Unity

Vermont State Motto


Vermont state quarter

Vermont quarter; the U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for Vermont features Camel's Hump Mountain, sugar maple trees (state tree) with sap buckets (maple is the official state flavor), and the state motto: Freedom and Unity. Vermont became the 14th state in 1791.  Photo by United States Mint/Wikipedia (Public Domain Image).

Official State Motto of Vermont

The state motto of Vermont is "Freedom and Unity" (the motto appears on Vermont's state seal and state flag). All State Mottos

Vermont's Latin Motto

In 2015, Vermont also adopted a state Latin motto due to the efforts of Latin student Angela Kubicke: "Stella quarta decima fulgeat" (meaning: "May the 14th star shine bright"); Vermont was the 14th state to join the union.



Vermont State Seal atop the official state marker at 173 North Prospect, Burlington VT; photo by Don Shall (origamidon) on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Vermont state seal atop the official state marker in Burlington VT

Vermont Geology and Topography Map: USGS.

Vermont USA.