Massachusetts is a U.S. state in New England known for its significant Colonial history. In Boston, its capital, the Freedom Trail is a walking route of sites related to the American Revolution. These include the Bunker Hill Monument, commemorating the war’s first major battle in 1775. The city is also home to the Museum of Fine Arts and other notable institutions. The Red Sox pro baseball team plays at Fenway Park.

Capital: Boston
Abbreviation: MA
Minimum wage: 12.00 USD per hour (1 Jan 2019)
Nicknames: The Bay State, The Old Colony State, The Codfish State