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Mystery State #5


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 country's first department store opened in this state in the late 1880s.

Clue 2: The world's largest natural-rock span is located in this state.

Clue 3: The 2002 Winter Olympic Games were held in this state.

Clue 4: Mormons were among the first settlers in this state and still make up a high percentage of the population.

Clue 5: This state is home to the Great Salt Lake, which covers 2,100 square miles.