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Penelope Peabody: Lost in the 50 States

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Penelope Peabody is lost in one of the 50 United States.  Read the clues to help her figure out which state she's in.  Post a new Penelope Peabody puzzle each week or each day!

Lost in USA #1:  North Carolina Free

Penelope Peabody is lost in the Tarheel State near the Great Smoky Mountains!

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Lost in USA #2:  New York Free

After climbing the Empire State Building, Penelope is back in her car driving towards Niagara Falls.

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Lost in USA #3:  South Dakota Free

Miss Peabody's car breaks down right in front of Mount Rushmore!

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Lost in USA #4:  Wyoming Member

She's seen moose and bears, but will Penelope Peabody be able to find a handsome cowboy in the Cowboy State?

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Lost in USA #5:  New Jersey Member

Penelope learns that the New York Giants' stadium isn't really in New York.  It's actually in the Garden State.

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Lost in USA #6:  Alaska Member

Penelope tries sled racing in the Iditarod and panning for gold in this northern state when her car is almost attacked by Polar Bears. 

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Lost in USA #7:  Oklahoma Member

While visiting the Panhandle State, a nice family invites her to the Tulsa State Fair.

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Lost in USA #8:  Michigan Member

After touring the Henry Ford Museum, Miss peabody buys tickets to the Lions game on Sunday.

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Lost in USA #9:  Hawaii Member

Aloha!  Penelope buys a new surf board and heads out to Waikiki Beach to catch some waves.

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Lost in USA #10:  Louisiana Member

Penelope Peabody is enjoying the amusing costumes worn by people in the Mardi Gras parade.

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Lost in USA #11:  Ohio Member

Miss Peabody is busy in the Buckeye State!  She goes on a Lake Erie dinner cruise and visits and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Lost in USA #12:  Florida Member

While searching for the beach, Miss Peabody finds herself in the Everglades - and there are alligators everywhere!  Hopefully she's not eaten by the alligators.

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Lost in USA #13:  Utah Member

Before she goes for a dip in the Great Salt Lake, Miss Peabody visits Arches National Park and Bryce Canyon.

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Lost in USA #14:  Maine Member

Penelope is driving her car along the rocky shoreline of a New England state.  Will she find out which state she's in before she reaches the capital city of Augusta?

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Lost in USA #15:  Pennsylvania Member

Penelope crashes her red convertible into the Liberty Bell.  Time to head out of the Keystone State before she runs into more trouble.

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Lost in USA #16:  New Mexico Member

Penelope had a terrific time driving inside the caves at Carlsbad Caverns, but now she's spilled coffee on her map.  Where is she?

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Lost in USA #17:  Oregon Member

Miss Peabody is terribly disappointed to learn that she can't dive to the bottom of Carter Lake.  At 2,148 it's simply too deep.

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Lost in USA #18:  Maryland Member

While lost in a state near our nation's capital, Penelope goes diving for oysters after catching a Baltimore Orioles baseball game.

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Lost in USA #19:  South Carolina Member

Even though she knows that a palmetto is a tree, she's never head of the Palmetto State before. Nearby signs direct Penelope to Columbia, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach.

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Lost in USA #20:  Minnesota Member

After ordering a mini soda at the ice cream counter, Miss Peabody drives to the largest shopping mall in the USA.

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Lost in USA #21:  Nebraska Member

Penelope learns that Kool-Aid was invented in the Cornhusker State.  She's on her way to Omaha and Lincoln.

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Lost in USA #22:  Tennessee Member

Music fan Penelope Peabody visits Graceland and the Grand Ole Opry.  But why is she volunteering to feed the tigers at the Memphis Zoo?

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Lost in USA #23:  Arkansas Member

After examining Little Rocks on the side of the road with her magnifying glass, Miss Peabody heads off to see the birthplace of former President Bill Clinton.

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Lost in USA #24:  Washington Member

This time she's lost in the only state named after a U.S. president.

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Lost in USA #25:  Idaho Member

At Boise State University, the football field is bright blue.  Penelope Peabody has never seen anything like it!

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Lost in USA #26:  Georgia Member

Did you know Coca-Cola was invented in the Peach State?  Help Penelope figure out what she she's visiting.

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Lost in USA #27:  Alabama Member

Miss Peabody is going to space camp and then she's going to race her convertible on the Talladega Speedway.

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Lost in USA #28:  Vermont Member

She's got her skis packed in the trunk and she's ready to hit the slopes on the Green Mountains.  While she's here, she'll need to try the famous maple syrup too.

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Lost in USA #29:  California Member

Penelope is going to big a big star when she's featured in a Hollywood film... but she's not sure which state Hollywood's in. Can you help?

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Lost in USA #30:  Virginia Member

Miss Peabody spent time touring Jefferson's Monticello and Arlington National Cemetery... but she doesn't know what state she's in.

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Lost in USA #31:  Kansas Member

While driving through this midwestern state, she is reminded of her favorite movie, The Wizard of Oz.

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Lost in USA #32:  Kentucky Member

When Penelope stops at the local KFC, a friendly stranger welcomes her to the Bluegrass State.  She's on her way to Churchill Downs to see a famous horse race.

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Lost in USA #33:  Illinois Member

Penelope Peabody goes jet skiing, visits the 'Land of Lincoln', and watches her favorite sports teams.

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Lost in USA #34:  Mississippi Member

The magnolia trees smell wonderful in this state.  Penelope is going to buy a pole and go fishing for a mud-cat!

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Lost in USA #35: Missouri Member

Miss Peabody is going to the top of the Gateway Arch by the Mississippi River in the Show-Me State.

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Lost in USA #36:  Texas Member

Penelope pulls into the Lone Star Oil Change Shop and gets directions to Galveston.

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Lost in USA #37:  Connecticut Member

Miss Peabody is in the Constitution State and looking for Yale University.

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Lost in USA #38:  Indiana Member

When a police officer pulls Penelope over for speeding, she tells him that she's hurrying off to see an Indy 500 race.

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Lost in USA #39:  Colorado Member

Miss Peabody is going to race to the top of Pikes Peak and then visit Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Lost in USA #40:  Arizona Member

Why is Penelope wearing her life preserver as she drives through the desert landscape of Arizona?  Her answer is perfectly logical.

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Lost in USA #41:  Wisconsin Member

Penelope is visiting America's Dairyland and meets some real cheeseheads.

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Lost in USA #42:  West Virginia Member

Miss Peabody goes spelunking in Organ Cave, has breakfast at the Mountain State Diner, and learns about local coal mining.

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Lost in USA #43:  Massachusetts Member

Penelope is deep sea fishing is Cape Code before she heads off to a Rex Sox game at Fenway Park.

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Lost in USA #44:  North Dakota Member

Today Miss Peabody is near the Canadian border, visiting the International Peace Gardens.

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Lost in USA #45:  Rhode Island Member

When Penelope travels through the Ocean State, she stops at a local coffee shop and learns about its history and size.

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Lost in USA #46:  Iowa Member

Lost in the country's Corn Belt, Penelope learns about the Iowa State Fair.

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Lost in USA #47:  New Hampshire Member

Thank goodness Miss Peabody has her snowshoes in the trunk.  She's traveling through the White Mountains on her way to Concord.

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Lost in USA #48:  Delaware Member

Penelope Peabody stops in the visitor center when she drives into the First State.

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Lost in USA #49:  Nevada Member

Why is Penelope's car making rattling and hissing sounds as she drives along the Silver Trail?  Her mechanic knows.

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Lost in USA #50:  Montana Member

Miss Penelope Peabody returns to her home in Butte, Montana.

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