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Strange Facts About Every US State ~ O & P

Continuing with my series of the strangest facts about each one of the United States. 


1. The history of Ohio includes many thousands of years of human activity. What is currently Ohio was probably first settled in by Paleo-Indian people who lived in the area as early as 13,000 BC.

2. The first police car was a wagon run by electricity fielded on the streets of Akron, Ohio, in 1899.


1. Oklahoma is home to thirty-nine federally recognized American Indian tribes.

2. Boise City, Oklahoma was the only city in the United States to be bombed during World War II.


1. Oregon’s state flag pictures a beaver on its reverse side. It is the only state flag to carry two separate designs.

2. Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state.


1. Hershey, Pennsylvania is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.

2. Benjamin Franklin founded the Philadelphia Zoo, the first public zoo in the United States.

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