New England By the Numbers | Stats on the Six States
$1 millionfirst-place prize at the 2007 Professional Darts Corporation’s U.S. Open, being held in May at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut
rank of Massachusetts on a national list of states with the fewest traffic fatalities per hundred thousand people
miles of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail that can be paddled. Another 55 miles must be portaged.
height in feet of the National Monument to the Forefathers in Plymouth, MA, the tallest freestanding solid-granite monument in the U.S.
highest spot ever achieved on the Billboard Top 40 list by a song mentioning a New England city in its lyrics. “Please Come to Boston” hit number 5 on the charts in May 1974.