Saturday, February 5, 2011
Another good mail day today! :)
Hello again!We are so happy to report that 2 more letters arrived today....you all are amazing people for taking part in this...thank you!I will be posting pictures later of the letters,but for now I will leave you with clues to guess where these letters are from.I have to make this educational,too. ;) Here are the clues:
First clue is the flag below:
Here are some more clues if that one isn't familiar:
-It's located in North America ;)
-It's the birth place of 8 presidents (therefore nicknamed the "Mother of Presidents")...do you know which ones?If so,you know more than I do. :)
-The Blue Ridge mountains are found here
-It was named in honor of Elizabeth,the Queen of England...why?
-This state has a very famous city, which housed the first permanent English settlement in North America.( I will tell you the city is Jamestown.)
Now on to the second letter's clues:
-It shares a popular waterfall with another country.
-It's often referred to as a big fruit. ;) .... (I'll give you a hint,it's red)
-It was the first state to require license plates on cars...didn't know that,did you. :)
-Home to the Catskill Mountains
-It's home to the oldest running newspaper in the country...it's name gives away the state.
-The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair was held in this state.
-It's the home to a national monument found in a harbor and was given in friendship from another country....it's very important to many people,especially immigrants.
Well,I hope you enjoy these clues.I like to make this a little more fun while you are waiting for the pictures to be posted.Maybe you will learn something new,too.I know we didn't know some of these facts until doing the research.We hope you are all having a great day!