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Mystery State #4

Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.

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Clue 1: The first brick street in the world was laid in this state in 1870.

Clue 2: This was the first state to enact a sales tax.

Clue 3: Nearly 80 percent of this state is covered with forest.

Clue 4: The first Mother's Day was celebrated in this state in 1908.

Clue 5: Pennsylvania and Maryland border this state on the north; Kentucky and Ohio make up its western border.  

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