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 oldest public library in the United States can be found in this state.
Clue 2: The oldest U.S. newspaper still being published was founded in this state in 1764.
Clue 3: The USS Nautilus -- the world's first nuclear-powered submarine -- was built in this state in 1954.
Clue 4: This state is the birthplace of American Revolutionary War patriot Nathan Hale, who is quoted as saying, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Clue 5: The "Constitution State" is this state's nickname.