Vermont State Motto

Freedom and Unity

The state motto of Vermont is "Freedom and Unity." Adopted in 1778, this motto reflects the values of the state. "Freedom" emphasizes Vermont's historic commitment to individual liberties and the pursuit of personal freedoms, while "Unity" underscores the importance of the collective and the state's unity despite diverse perspectives. This motto captures the spirit of Vermont's history and its ongoing dedication to the principles of freedom and unity among its residents.