While other states are known for being the birthplaces of our nation’s various presidents, the great state of Washington is the one and only state in the nation to be named after a U.S. president.
The Evergreen state’s contribution to American history doesn’t end there though!
And as the next stop on our Explore: USA road trip, we’re going to take a look at a few of the ways that the state of Washington has contributed to the growth and progress of the nation.
Washington State Study
From agriculture and bridges to forest and rotating restaurants, the great state of Washington has it all!
If you’ve ever wondered about how the photocopier came to be or how a boy born in Seattle grew up to build one of the largest companies in the world, then you’re going to want to check this state study out!
We’re going to cover it all!
The technological breakthroughs, the Space Needle, and yes, the trees!
Washington Books for Kids
Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott
E is for Evergreen: A Washington State Alphabet by Roland Smith
Salt & Pepper at the Pike Place Market by Carol A. Losi
Washington (Hello USA) by E. Sandy Powell
Larry Gets Lost in Seattle by John Skewes
Wheedle on the Needle by Stephen Cosgrove
Now, buckle up road trippers because we’re getting ready to explore the forests of the Evergreen state and since they cover more than 50% of the state, we’d better get started!