10. South Dakota
In South Dakota, it is illegal to fall asleep in a cheese factory.
Cotton candy was invented in Tennessee in 1897.
Surprisingly, Texas has more tornadoes every year than any other state.
Gambling is outlawed in Utah, but there are still 3 casinos operating within state lines.
Vermont’s largest employer is IBM.
Virginia is the birthplace of 6 First Ladies and there are 7 presidents buried within the state.
The largest fleet of ferry boats in the country services the many islands in the Puget Sound.
3. West Virginia
West Virginia was the first state to have sales tax. It was put in place in 1921.
In Wisconsin it is illegal to serve margarine. Unless a customer really insists on it.
There are only 2 escalators in the state of Wyoming.
There are so many interesting things to learn about each of the 50 states. From UFOs in New Mexico, to wildlife in Montana, this is quite a varied list. What fact did you learn about your state? Let us know!