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A state was a pre-War geographic territory with established borders within the United States.


Background

There were 50 states within the country before the war.[1] These distinctions are still mentioned in character dialogue, appear in reading materials, on posters, and found throughout the wastelands on signs, placards, and monuments. Mentions of states by name from both pre- and post-War within Fallout games are listed below alphabetically.

States

Alabama

  • None to date

Alaska

  • A flag in the Museum of Technology was recovered from the wreck of the USS Ebon Atoll, a U.S. Navy missile cruiser, sunk off the coast of Alaska in 2066.[2]
  • The Boston Bugle reported that American troops were fighting all the way from Anchorage, Alaska to Shantou, China.[3]
  • One of the mega mansions in Appalachia was destroyed, and the Garrahan security team mentions that between what is happening there and what is going on in Alaska, they say the entire world has "gone to hell."[4]
  • A supervisor at the converted munitions factory questions why they are not sending bullets to Alaska and instead stockpiling them in the factory.[5]
  • Jon Elwood wrote to his colleague Wilfred Bergman after a hacking attempt, that although Wilfred may have been the best hacker during college, while he was away fighting in Alaska, advanced security measures had been developed.[6]
  • Liberty Prime states that its mission is the liberation of Anchorage, Alaska.[7]
  • The Capitol Post reported on the annexation of Canada, mentioning the state of Alaska.[8]
  • The boxcars seen in Operation: Anchorage are labeled "ALASKA" on one side and "Built by Alaska Shipping, Anchorage Alaska" on the opposite.[9]
  • The icon for the quest Operation: Anchorage shows a map labeled Alaska.[10]

Arizona

FNV Hoover Dam map nifsk.png

  • The Arizona Spillway is located on the eastern side of the Hoover Dam.
  • Dale Barton explains that trading with the NCR is too expensive, so he usually sticks with doing business in Arizona and New Mexico.[11]
  • Caesar mentions that the Legion has expanded into several states, including all of Arizona.[12]
  • Legate Lanius was a member of the Hidebarks tribe, located in the state.[13]
  • The Arizona side of the Hoover Dam is depicted in blueprints found in Mojave locations controlled by the NCR and Legion.
  • Jed Masterson shares that despite being ruled by the Legion, Arizona is still safer than Utah.[14]
  • Raul Tejada tells the Courier that after the war, Arizona was largely fragmented, each town fighting others just to survive. He shares that it was so brutal, you couldn't trade with a town two miles down the road without getting attacked. He states that the Legion's presence has served to decrease the violence.[15]
  • After the Second Battle of Hoover Dam, the Legion may pursue the Enclave remnants into Arizona, "losing hundreds of legionaries in the process and gaining nothing in return."[16]
  • The Legion's howitzer was acquired by Dale Barton, who salvaged it from Yuma, Arizona.[17]
  • Raul Tejada lived in the city of Two Sun, located in Arizona.[18][19]
  • The Legion crucified members of the Twisted Hairs along I-40 in Arizona.[20]
  • Karl tells the Courier that Legion veterans will arrive from the state soon, which will ensure victory.[21]
  • Arcade Gannon mentions Arizona when describing those impacted by Caesar's Legion.[22]

Arkansas

  • None to date

California

FNV California State Route 164 sign.jpg

Colorado

  • Caesar mentions that the Legion has expanded into several states, including much of Colorado.[12]
  • Rex served with the police service in Colorado.[47]

Connecticut

Delaware

  • None to date

Florida

Georgia

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Hawaii

  • When Thomas Davis deployed, he wrote to his friends at the Beaver Creek Lanes bowling alley that he promised to send them pineapples from his sending-off point in Hawaii if they promised not to try and bowl with them.[56]
  • An individual repairing a PT-00D biplane wrote "Hawaii or bust" on a list of parts needed.[57]

Idaho

Illinois

FNV License plate EDE.png

  • While in Chicago, a young boy named Tommy, alongside his father and mother, helped repair ED-E using a pre-War Illinois license plate.[59]

Indiana

  • None to date

Iowa

Kansas

  • Vic's guard remarks to the Chosen One that they are not in Kansas.[61]
  • Elliot was stranded in West Virginia after the war, separated from his partner Spence who was located in Kansas.[62]

Kentucky

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Louisiana

  • None to date

Maine

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

  • None to date

Minnesota

  • None to date

Mississippi

  • General Brock's terminal mentions launchers being sent ahead to a supply yard in Mississippi.[97]
  • A terminal in the Parlor describes a pre-War fictional story where a girl from small-town Mississippi moves to the big city.[98]

Missouri

  • None to date

Montana

Nebraska

  • None to date

Nevada

FNV NHP logo render.png

New Hampshire

NH&MLogo-Fallout4.png

  • The NH&M company derives its name from both the state of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
  • New Hampshire Avenue is a roadway in Washington, D.C.[116]

New Jersey

FNVOWBWW License plate.png

New Mexico

  • Caesar mentions that the Legion has expanded into several states, including all of New Mexico.[12]
  • Siri tells the Courier that she was originally from a small town in New Mexico, before the Legion burned it and enslaved her.[118]
  • Dale Barton explains that trading with the NCR is too expensive, so he usually sticks with doing business in Arizona and New Mexico.[11]

New York

North Carolina

Lee Rapid Pharmaceuticals logo.png

  • In Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, the Wright Flyer I performed its maiden flight for 12 seconds, covering a distance of 120 feet. This historic event marked the first sustained and controlled heavier-than-air powered flight.[125]
  • Lee Rapid Pharmaceuticals was a company located in Charlotte, North Carolina.[126]
  • The abbreviation for the state is written on the "Join, or Die" poster in the Museum of Freedom.[82]

North Dakota

  • None to date

Ohio

FO76 Silver Bridge sign.png

  • The Silver Bridge was built in 1928 as the first eye-bar suspension bridge in the U.S. It served the communities of Point Pleasant, West Virginia and Gallipolis, Ohio until December 15, 1967, when it collapsed.[127]
  • The raider punk alleges that the Vault 76 Vault Dwellers may be taken by aliens and dropped in Ohio or worse if a sacrifice is not provided to the aliens.[128]
  • The raiders the Crater War Party traded with passed through Ohio before arriving in Appalachia.[129]
  • Orvilletown, Ohio was the home of the L.S. Smuckman Company, who manufactured industrial size shortening among other products.[130]

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

FO3TP Pitt entry sign render.png

  • The state was the location of a confirmed nuclear strike the day of the Great War.[36][122]
  • John Henry Eden in one of his speeches on Enclave Radio states that each state used to have its own baseball team, and he asks the listener to imagine being able to do so again, having Washington D.C.'s Capital Congressmen playing against a team from Pennsylvania or Maryland.[71]
  • A military operations center known as Raven Rock was located in the mountains of Pennsylvania.[72]
  • Thicket Excavations ordered materials from a company located in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.[73]
  • The inscriptions on the Liberty Bell mention the state.[134]
  • The Pitt was once Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the sign over the bridge is still legible, welcoming tourists to the "State of Independence" and encouraging them to "Visit PA."[135][136]
  • Those who settled at Foundation traveled to Appalachia from a variety of areas, including Pennsylvania.[137]
  • Aubrie Willem was a doctor in Pennsylvania before traveling to Appalachia.[138]
  • The settler wanderer will ask for help finding items, and give instructions that mention the state, saying "the odds are super good, it's at this research facility. Or it's in Pennsylvania. But my caps are on here."[139]
  • Deacon asks if a tugboat that was seen crashed into a drawbridge had a license, and then comments that it must be from Pennsylvania.[140]
  • A robot at the National Archives plays the part of James Wilson of Pennsylvania, one of the first future Supreme Court Justices of the U.S.[141]
  • A National Guard unit from Pennsylvania reinforced NCRA Response Unit MD-478 at the Germantown police HQ shortly after the War.[142]
  • Pennsylvania Avenue is a roadway in Washington, D.C.[143]
  • The abbreviation for the state is written on the "Join, or Die" poster in the Museum of Freedom.[82]

Rhode Island

  • None to date

South Carolina

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South Dakota

Tennessee

  • A member of the Ladies Auxiliary mentions mugs that are in stock at a corner store, made in the state.[146]

Texas

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Utah

FNVHH License plate Utah.png

Vermont

  • None to date

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

FO76 Lib bell (2).png

Wisconsin

  • None to date

Wyoming

References

  1. Watoga Municipal Center terminal entries; Terminal; Selection Committee Letter [Archived]
  2. Fallout 3 message box transcriptions; Museum of Technology, U.S.S. Ebon Atoll's flag
  3. Boston Bugle building terminal entries; Boston Bugle article terminal, Article 2: Front Page News, October 19, 2077 - October 23, 2077
  4. Garrahan Mining Headquarters terminal entries; security terminal, Log Entry 10-3-2077
  5. Converted munitions factory terminal entries; supervisor's terminal, Supervisor's Notes 01-20-77
  6. Cambridge Polymer Labs terminal entries; Bergman's terminal, internal mail relay, [J. Elwood] - Hacking Admin
  7. Liberty Prime: "Voice module online. Audio functionality test... initialized. Designation: Liberty Prime. Mission: the Liberation of Anchorage, Alaska."
    (Libery Prime's dialogue)
  8. Capitol Post terminal entries; Capital Post top stories -- June 3, 2072, U.S. to Annex Canada
  9. Boxcar render
  10. Operation Anchorage quest image
  11. 11.0 11.1 Courier: "Do you ever trade with the NCR?"
    Dale Barton: "Between having to hire protection and getting slapped with taxes, it's more profitable to stick to Arizona and New Mexico. But, I do cross the river from time to time when an opportunity comes along."
    (Dale Barton's dialogue)
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 The Courier: "And since forming the Legion, all you've done is conquer other tribes?"
    Caesar: "That's right. Decades of warfare, absorbing lesser tribes, gathering power. Forging the dross into a vast, razor-sharp scythe. My Legion's expansion has never ceased. Much of the Utah and Colorado, and all of Arizona and New Mexico, are mine. We have cities of our own, but nothing compared to Vegas. Finally, my Legion will have its Rome."
    (Caesar's dialogue)
  13. Caesar: "Once, he was the greatest warrior of the Hidebarks, a tribe of the Arizona. Maniacal in battle. Sometimes he'd ambush Legion patrols by himself."
    (Caesar's dialogue)
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 The Courier: "I haven't been through Utah recently - what's the situation like?"
    Jed Masterson: "Well, it ain't good, I'll tell you that. It's not like the Mojave or the NCR - hell, even Arizona under Caesar is safer. You got raiders all over the damn place, tribes of degenerates that'll eat you as soon as look at you, regional warlords... the works. Not too many decent places to stop and trade. New Canaan's one of the only ones left I know about."
    (Jed Masterson's dialogue)
  15. Courier: "How do you feel about Caesar's Legion?"
    Raul Tejada: "I don't really have a problem with them. People around here tend to see them as invading marauders planning to burn and pillage the countryside. But I've been to Arizona, boss. Before the Legion, it was a nasty place, so thick with raiders, you couldn't trade with a town two miles up the road. Caesar's laws aren't nice, and their actions aren't always pretty. But then, neither am I, but you keep me around."
    (Raul Tejada's dialogue)
  16. Fallout: New Vegas endings: "Merciless in their assault on the NCR, the Remnants struck fear into the hearts of even the centurions at Hoover Dam. Caesar's heirs aggressively pursued the Remnants into Arizona, losing hundreds of legionaries in the process and gaining nothing in return."
  17. Courier: "Where did you get the gun, anyway?"
    Lucius: "The trader, Dale Barton, salvaged it from a military base in Arizona. Yuma, I believe."
    (Lucius' dialogue)
  18. The Courier: "So what did you do?"
    Raul Tejada: "I took off that old vaquero outfit and put on a Petro-Chico jumpsuit. The name tag said "Miguel," so I started using the name myself. Eventually, I made it to Arizona... but that's another story, boss."
    (Raul Tejada's dialogue)
  19. The Courier: "What happened with her?"
    Raul Tejada: "This was a long time ago. Before Caesar's Legion pacified Arizona and brought the raider tribes to heel. A tribe came into Tuscon one day - more a gang, really. Dirty Dave and his six brothers. They were looking for bullets, and I sold some to them. I figured if I did that, they'd leave town before they tore it up too much."
    (Raul Tejada's dialogue)
  20. Legion slave ledger
  21. Karl: "Caesar's veterans will arrive from Arizona soon, and there will be no stopping our victory."
    (Karl's dialogue)
  22. Courier: "I don't think either of us can fully understand what he and the tribes have gone through."
    Arcade Gannon: "A fair point, but from the perspective of someone on the east side of Arizona, the man is clearly out of his mind."
    (Arcade Gannon's dialogue)
  23. The Chosen One: "Yeah, okay. How do I find them?"
    AHS-9: "The Enclave are a remnant of the past - a neurodyne that has yet to be aligned. They have hidden bases all over the shards of old California, and their strongest stronghold is off to the west, over the waters."
    (Fcoz9.msg)
  24. Steve: "Hello and welcome to Vault City, the best city in New California! I'm Steve...how can I help you?"
    (VCSTEVE.MSG)
  25. The Chosen One: "{116}{}{Where is the Enclave main base located?}"
    Central computer for Navarro: "{125}{}{Searching... Accessing geographical maps... Data acquired. Enclave headquarters is located 175 miles off of the coast of California in the Pacific ocean. Coordinates are 37 degrees 18 minutes north latitude by 120 degrees 7 minutes west longitude.}"
    The Chosen One: "{127}{}{What the hell does all that crap mean?}"
    Central computer for Navarro: "{128}{}{Searching... Accessing English slang dictionary... Data acquired. Translation follows: 1) It's a long ways out in the ocean. 2) It's off the coast of California. 3) It's west of the city of San Francisco. 4) If you do not understand the geographical coordinate system then you will not find it.}"
    (Central computer for Navarro's dialogue)
  26. Word list
  27. Daniel Bird: "{116}{}{Hmm, tell me, how do you spell California? With a 'K,' or without?}"
    (Daniel Bird's dialogue)
  28. Robert House: "The Platinum Chip was printed in Sunnyvale, California on October 22nd, 2077 - the day before the Great War."
    (Robert House's dialogue)
  29. Pioneer Scout Badge Exam answers; Miner
  30. Prizefighter description: "You are the heavyweight champion of Northern California. You have gained fame, respect, the love of thousands... and a bonus to your toughness and unarmed skill."
  31. The Courier: "I want to know more about the problem with Henry Jamison."
    Alice McLafferty: "The Jamisons are very wealthy ranchers back in Redding, California and significant investors in the Crimson Caravan Company. I was pressured into posting young Henry as the manager of the New Vegas branch. As you can see, he wasn't exactly cut out for the job. He was much more interested in gambling and prostitutes, and because of his family, I can't simply fire him. Henry needs to be convinced to quit, one way or another. I won't have a useless employee on the company payroll."
    (Alice McLafferty's dialogue)
  32. The Courier: "Actually, I'm more comfortable now that I know you've had some training."
    Veronica Santangelo: "Well, thanks for taking a chance on a naive young girl from California with stars in her eyes and a pneumatic gauntlet on her hand. Let's hit the road, huh?"
    (Veronica Santangelo's dialogue)
  33. California license plate
  34. 34.0 34.1 Lone Wanderer: "Look, lady. I just want to get out of this nuthouse..."
    Sierra Petrovita: "Oh, I think you came to the wrong place. I think there's someone in California that collects nuts. Or was it Nevada? Hmmm..."
  35. The Courier: "Are you from California?"
    Jas Wilkins: "Born and raised. Things back in California are better than they've ever been, according to my grandpa. The Raiders are mostly gone now and it's easy enough to get a job at one of the mills or farms. But now there's taxes and laws and other things. The NCR keeps things safe and orderly, but it's all very boring. So, I came out east towards the frontier."
    (Jas Wilkins' dialogue)
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 The Switchboard terminal entries; Central terminal, DEFCON Status - 2077
  37. Phosphate: "Good job. Did Old Prospector Owen give you one of his great tall tales as a reward for his drink? What about Miss Trixie and Handy Hank?"
    The Sole Survivor: "Oh yeah. Owen, Trixie, and Hank told me all about the California Gold Rush. Fun and educational!"
    (Phosphate's dialogue)
  38. Courier: "You're free to leave. The way up is clear."
    Halford: "Great, I'll start heading back to California now. I'm not about to let myself get killed by future NCR incompetence."
    (Halford's dialogue)
  39. ZAX 1.2: "The military, wishing to continue further testing, builds a large facility at the Mariposa military installation in central California. At this new facility, testing of the FEV virus continues on volunteer subjects from the military."
    (ZAX 1.2 dialogue)
  40. FEV research
  41. Gambler: "I heard they brought in sea salts from California just for this bath."
    (Gambler's dialogue)
  42. Lanius: "Perhaps, in time, I will be granted the honor of conquering the land known as California. But for now, we rest."
    (Lanius' dialogue)
  43. President Kimball's itinerary: "The President is scheduled to arrive via vertibird from California. The vertibird will land on the top of the Visitor's Center where Colonel Moore will meet the President and escort him out to the stage."
  44. Courier: "So is this a family business?"
    Gloria Van Graff: "Yes it is. My brother and I run this particular branch, but our family has operations all over, particularly in California."
    (Gloria Van Graff's dialogue)
  45. Courier: "Why are the Powder Gangers out to get you?"
    Ringo: "My caravan was on the return trip from California and heading back up to the company branch in New Vegas when we got jumped. Not even a "drop your weapons and hands up" before the bullets started flying. We put up a good fight, but there was too many of them. I took a few of the bandits down before I ran, so I figure their friends are out for revenge."
    (Ringo's dialogue)
  46. Courier: "Tell me more about the Crimson Caravan Company."
    Ringo: "It's been in business for a very long time, and is probably the biggest trading outfit in California. There's a branch up in New Vegas, but it hasn't been doing so well. Word is that the big boss herself, Alice McLafferty, is coming in to fix things."
    (Ringo's dialogue)
  47. Fallout: New Vegas endings: "He had survived police service in Colorado, the Great War, combat duty with the Legion, and being the companion of The King. But, in the end, Rex finally succumbed to the horrors of the wasteland."
  48. Vault Dweller: "Where are you from?"
    Gilbert Hopson: "Up north. Connecticut. A small town called Monroe, named for the fifth president of the United States. It was quite lovely, especially in the autumn. My wife and I used to ride the bicycle trails on Sundays and then visit the local brewery for a pint. Ah, I do miss those days. And I miss my Millie, may she rest in everlasting peace."
    (Gilbert Hopson's dialogue)
  49. West Everett Estates terminal entries; logs, Home
  50. Connecticut Ave sign
  51. Herschel Klein: "So the Brotherhood of Steel, right? I heard a rumor it's all fake. Just a traveling theater troupe. They've got a different con in every town. One of my regulars said he saw that Paladin Rahmani lady doing a trapeze act down in Florida. True story!"
    (Herschel Klein's dialogue)
  52. Factory terminal entries; Foreman's terminal, Foreman's log, 2) War...
  53. Jennie Brown: "This place isn't quite Georgia, but the humidity's sure trying."
    (Jennie Brown's dialogue)
  54. Matt Murtagh baseball card
  55. National Archives terminal entries; BGWIN009 Button Gwinnett, Unit Directives
  56. Beaver Creek Lanes terminal entries; terminal, employee memos, 12/8/2076 - Vim Machine being marked out of order?
  57. List of parts
  58. Fallout: New Vegas endings; Slide 15: Great Khans: "After driving the Legion out of the Mojave Wasteland, the victorious NCR turned its attention to those who had allied themselves with Caesar. The Great Khans were among the first tribes to suffer this fate, and the few who survived Hoover Dam were driven north, into the wilderness of Idaho."
  59. The Courier: "Sounds like that kid was pretty fond of you. Why did you leave?"
    ED-E: Wistful beeping
    The Courier: "Where did this happen?"
    ED-E: Happy beeping
    The Courier: "Illinois? So that's where you got that plate. The other you, I mean."
    ED-E: Happy beeping
    The Courier: "What's a Chicago?"
    ED-E: Expository beeping
    (ED-E's dialogue)
  60. National Isolated Radio Array terminal entries; Dr. Nichols' terminal, Laboratory Notes 11/26/2076
  61. The Chosen One: "{287}{}{Who's your boss?}"
    Vic's guard: "{310}{}{Huh? You just in the habit of walking around into places you don't know? This is the Slaver's Guild.}"
    The Chosen One: "{312}{}{Oh, that's where I am? I though I was in Kansas.}"
    Vic's guard: "{320}{}{Where? No, never heard of it. This is the Den. Not sure about that place, but I don't get out much. Sorry.}"
    (DcVicGrd.msg)
  62. Dear Spence
  63. Carver Timmerman: "Well I was born around here actually, but my mom moved us sometime after the war. Now we've live in a settlement out in what used to be Kentucky, I guess. Maybe it still is Kentucky? I don't know, I tried reading some old geography text books as a kid, seemed like a waste of time now, though."
    (Carver Timmerman's dialogue)
  64. John Henry Eden: "When I was a child, growing up in rural Kentucky, I had the best friend a boy could hope for -- my dear old dog, Honey. Oh, the adventures we had! From Knob Creek to Hodgenville we roamed, carefree and courageous, irresponsible and completely inseparable. It was, for a little boy, the perfect existence. So let me ask you, America. How many of your children can say the same? How many of this nation's youth are truly happy, truly carefree? We both know the answer, don't we? None. America's children live a terrifying, meaningless existence. There is no hope. No happiness. That changes! Right here! Right now! From this moment onward, the children of this great nation are its highest priority! The Enclave will restore every American school, reinstate every youth program, and offer counseling and financial assistance to any family in need. We will match up the destitute, orphaned children of the Capital Wasteland with qualified, eligible adults. We will rebuild the American family, as it was, as it was meant to be! The values of our past... shall be the foundation of our future."
    (John Henry Eden's dialogue)
  65. IAG supressor
  66. Pearl: "All our items have that rustic Maine feel."
    (Pearl's dialogue)
  67. Vim! Pop factory terminal entries; R & D terminal, user logs, The Taste of Maine
  68. Fort Constantine terminal entries; Fort Constantine Launch Control
  69. Citadel terminal entries; Citadel A ring terminals, Pentagon Library terminal, Report on U.F.O. codenamed "Palandine"
  70. Russell Dorsey: "I left Maryland headed west, and hooked up with some of the original Foundation folks. Once here, I did patrols for them, scouting for supplies. Ended up finding some stuff the local Brotherhood left behind. That led me to Fort Defiance. Scary place. I had to move quick, but I'd found some logs and records. Frankly, I got a little obsessed. It was like the Round Table and Dad's Navy stories, all together! And now they're coming back!"
    (Russell Dorsey's dialogue)
  71. 71.0 71.1 John Henry Eden: "I've been thinking quite a bit lately about something we can all relate to, something that is unquestionably, inescapably… American. I am referring, of course, to our great national pastime - baseball. Or so it had been. That's right, America. Before we were devastated by atomic war, each state had its OWN professional baseball team. Imagine, a perfect, cloudless day. The sun is warm, welcoming. And on the horizon, they appear, like knights of yore, armed with bats of ash and hickory. Their name? The Capital Congressmen. Their purpose? To make you, dear America, revel in the joy of sport and sunshine. If only for an afternoon. Now ask yourself this. What if the Capital Congressmen could live again? What if they could compete with baseball teams, from Pennsylvania, or Maryland? Put your faith in John Henry Eden, great America, and baseball will live again! Comfort, recreation, healthy competition - all will live again! This country WILL live again!"
    (John Henry Eden's dialogue)
  72. 72.0 72.1 Boston Bugle building terminal entries; Boston Bugle article terminal, Article 4: Front Page News, October 19, 2077 - October 23, 2077
  73. 73.0 73.1 73.2 73.3 Thicket Excavations terminal entries; Thicket Excavations terminal, Shipment Log
  74. Holotag close up
  75. Maryland license plate
  76. Our Lady of Hope Hospital terminal entries; nurse's station terminal 01/02/03, Injury Report 09087882
  77. Fallout 3 loading screens: "Point Lookout is said to be one of the most haunted locations in Maryland."
  78. Fallout 3 loading screens: "The Ark & Dove Cathedral is named for two English settler ships which landed near Point Lookout in 1634, leading to Maryland's founding."
  79. The Lone Wanderer: "What's the history behind the document?"
    Abraham Washington: "On July the 4th in 1776, a group calling themselves the Second Judgmental Congress got together at Fort McHarry in Maryland. After a ceremony which ended with Paul Revere singing the famous battle hymn known as the National Anthem, the document was signed. From there, it was sent to England by plane presumably and presented to King George himself. Thus began the Evolutionary War."
    (Abraham Washington's dialogue)
  80. Lone Wanderer: "So, who is this brain thing, anyway?"
    Desmond Lockheart: "HIM! I should have known. My old rival... so close to his family home. Only he would be so stupid. He was once a man - Professor Calvert. The Calverts owned half of Maryland, back when there was a Maryland to own. Members of the Calvert family were influential all over the world. They practically owned a deed to the US Government. In their best days, there were no less than three Calvert family senators, seven members of the house, and two governors. They even had a top candidate for president, until that scandal with the dog forced him to drop out of the race. I was particularly proud of that one."
    (Desmond Lockheart's dialogue)
  81. Beckett: "Listen to me, Frankie. Do you remember when we were kids and we were playing near that bombed-out factory in Maryland? Then those rabid dogs jumped out and surprised us? We ran and ran, but then I fell into that ditch and twisted my leg like a dumbass. Right? I told you to run, but what did you say to me, man? Try and remember."
    Frankie Beckett: "No, Beckett... I... those moments died when Frankie died. Only a fool dwells in the past. The Blood Eagles are our future!"
    Beckett: "No. There's no Claw, there's no Blood Eagles. There's just me and you right now. So shut up and listen! After the dogs were gone and you reached into the ditch to help me out. What. Did. You. Say? Tell me! Goddamn it, Frankie, tell me!"
    Frankie Beckett: "I... I said... I... we were brothers... and we'd never walk away from... from each other, no matter how bad... no matter... how..."
    Beckett: "...no matter how bad things became. Yeah. That's exactly right. You fought off those dogs with nothing but a goddamn broken baseball bat. It almost killed you, man. You... you saved me. You were so cut up from the fight, I thought I was going to lose you, Frankie."
    Frankie Beckett: "I remember... you stole those meds for me to fight off the rabies. You kept watch over me for weeks... I... why can't I see it clearly? The hell... happened to me, Beckett? God, this hurts... it hurts so much..."
    Beckett: "I know it hurts, man. I know it does. But whatever it takes, we'll get through this together. We're family and I love you, Frankie. Always have, always will."
  82. 82.0 82.1 82.2 82.3 82.4 82.5 82.6 Join, or Die poster, Museum of Freedom
  83. Fallout 4 loading screens: "Originally 'The Commonwealth of Massachusetts,' the state became known only as the 'The Commonwealth' after the Great War of 2077."
  84. Fallout 4 loading screens: "Before the Great War, Mass Fusion was Boston's premiere utility, providing power to all of Massachusetts."
  85. Boston Bugle building terminal entries; Boston Bugle article terminal, Article 1: Front Page News, October 19, 2077 - October 23, 2077
  86. Massachusetts school bus
  87. Fallout 4 loading screens: "The Glowing Sea is the most highly irradiated region in the entire Commonwealth. According to local legend, it was ground zero for the high-yield nuclear blast that devastated most of Massachusetts."
  88. Lake Quannapowitt terminal entries; Monitoring station
  89. National Archives terminal entries; BGWIN009 Button Gwinnett, Unit Directives
  90. National Archives terminal entries; JADAM002 John Adams, Unit Directives
  91. Fallout 4 loading screens: "Bradberton, Massachusetts was a small town founded in 2060 to help house the hundreds of staff members who wanted to shorten their commute to Nuka-World."
  92. Massachusetts Ave sign
  93. Fallout 4 loading screens: "Like the Minutemen of the Revolutionary era, the modern day Minutemen are dedicated to defending the people of Massachusetts, at a minute's notice."
  94. Silver Shroud Radio; Episode 6: The Mechanist Unmasked
  95. Museum of Freedom terminal entries; Museum Operations terminal, Final Entry - Sat. October 23, 2077
  96. A tragedy has befallen all mankind
  97. Fort Strong terminal entries; General Brock's terminal, General Brock's Report - September 2077
  98. The Parlor terminal entries; Parlor employee's terminal, performance list, A Soft Drink Named Desire
  99. Courier: "Nevertheless, I'm interested."
    The Lonesome Drifter: "Well, I was born in a little town out Montana way. Me and Ma didn't have much, ever since my pa up and left."
    (The Lonesome Drifter's dialogue)
  100. "Welcome to Nevada" sign in-game; near Nipton
  101. Old Mormon Fort sign
  102. The Courier: "Why is the Brotherhood interested in Nevada?"
    Veronica Santangelo: "It was the Dam, really. We'd heard rumors it was working. Figured we could claim it, put it to use. And... it may also have been partly that our Elder at the time had worn out his welcome. Didn't end up mattering. We got sidetracked at HELIOS One and the NCR took the Dam in the meantime. We're still after it, though. In theory."
    (Veronica Santangelo's dialogue)
  103. Old Legion paperwork
  104. The Vault Dweller: "{So, what's your story?}"
    Tycho: "{I could ask the same of you. In the interest of amity, I suppose I'll tell first. I'm called Tycho. Came from out east, what used to be called Nevada.}"
    (Tycho's dialogue)
  105. Gomorrah newspaper
  106. Big Ranch Nevada State Lotto ticket
  107. Big Ranch Nevada State Lotto billboard
  108. Courier: "I'm sure your father would be proud of you."
    Arcade Gannon: "I wonder if he would. It's pointless, I know, but sometimes I wonder what he wanted me to be. Maybe being a doctor in the middle of Nevada wasn't exactly what he had in mind for his little boy."
    (Arcade Gannon's dialogue)
  109. Bumper sword plate
  110. Fort Atlas terminal entries; Brotherhood: Chapter Scrolls, KNIGHT Thornberry, Matthew
  111. Courier: "What's your story?"
    Clayton Ettienne: "Well, I've lived in Nevada all my life. Started out in New Reno, but headed down here as soon as I got the chance. If you can believe it, things are even worse back home. The whole city's still run by crime families. Used to be the Mordinos and Wrights. Now it's the Wrights and Van Graffs. Seems like things never get better. Anyway, that's all behind me now."
    (Clayton Ettienne's dialogue)
  112. Courier: "I'm guessing you don't like Caesar very much."
    Joshua Graham: "Love the sinner, hate the sin. With Caesar, it's often very difficult to see through all of that sin to the person inside. I can say that we were both lucky that NCR's supply lines and land routes north of Mojave Outpost were destroyed before the Battle of Hoover Dam. Something bad happened near Death Valley, at a place called the Divide. NCR couldn't cut across anymore and it slowed down their reinforcements. Terrible storms ripped entire companies apart before they even got to Nevada soil. The aftermath of Hoover Dam could have been even worse for Caesar."
    (Joshua Graham's dialogue)
  113. Zion General Store terminal entries; Terminal, Re: Shipping Problems (AGAIN!)
  114. Arcade Gannon: "Nuclear waste disposal. Pre-War, people figured there was so much desert in Nevada, you might as well turn it into a big dumping ground."
    (Arcade Gannon's dialogue)
  115. Boulder Memorial inscription
  116. New Hampshire sign
  117. Herschel Klein: "Here's one I heard: we're all just living in a simulation. That's right: none of this is real. Die here and you'll just wake up in a memory lounger somewhere in Hoboken, New Jersey. To be honest, I'm not sure which reality is worse! Heyo, I'm here all week."
    (Herschel Klein's dialogue)
  118. The Courier: "Where are you from?"
    Siri: "A small town in New Mexico. The Legion burned it a few years back - that's how I ended up here."
    (Siri's dialogue)
  119. Johnny Weston: "Funny thing. A long time ago, I broke into a similar system up at the Federal Reserve in New York. This here biometric scanner must run off of some sort of central database. Seems it can detect a known felon, and it's completely locked me out. We need it in order to get in."
    Vault Dweller: "I thought there wasn't a system you couldn't beat?"
    Johnny Weston: "Hey, that was the only one. I was young and stupid back then, and only got caught because my crew bailed on me. I've learned a lot since then. I'll get this one."
    (Johnny Weston's dialogue)
  120. Mountainside Bed & Breakfast terminal entries; comment terminal, Oliver & Lily Gillespie
  121. Francis Perry: "We'll let his dumbass take the fall for this, then come back in a week or so and say our grandma was having health problems down in New York."
    (Francis Perry's dialogue)
  122. 122.0 122.1 Newscaster: "Followed by... yes, followed by flashes. Blinding flashes. Sounds of explosions... We're... we're trying to get confirmation... But we seem to have lost contact with our affiliate stations... We do have... coming in... confirmed reports. I repeat, confirmed reports of nuclear detonations in New York and Pennsylvania."
    (Newscaster's dialogue)
  123. Police Precinct 8 terminal entries; Precinct 8 evidence terminal, CASE 046-IR: Julians "Inciting a Riot" Logs
  124. Turtledove Detention Camp terminal entries; C.O. private operations terminal, Intelligence Dossier: Yang, Wan, Intelligence Report, Yang, Wan (alias)
  125. Fallout 3 message box transcriptions; Wright Flyer
  126. Lee Rapid Pharmaceuticals logo
  127. 127.0 127.1 Silver Bridge sign
  128. Raider punk: "The aliens demanded a sacrifice. You need to be the one to do it. Spill blood or they'll scoop you up, then leave you in Ohio or something horrible."
  129. Vault Dweller: "The other Raiders you got the weapons from... Where did they come from?"
    Sheena: "West. They said they passed through Ohio before coming here. I don't know how much further out they went."
  130. Back of the industrial sized shortening
  131. Letter from Vault-Tec
  132. Anchorage quartermaster shipment
  133. Alien captive recorded log 3
  134. 134.0 134.1 Liberty Bell inscriptions
  135. Welcome to the Pitt sign, Fallout 3
  136. Welcome to the Pitt sign Fallout 76 Expeditions
  137. Fallout 76 loading screens: "The Settlers at Foundation traveled from a variety of areas to make a new home in Appalachia, but most come from various parts of Pennsylvania."
  138. Vault Dweller: "All I know is there's an inoculation and you need to convince Paige to let me help you."
    Aubrie Willem: "I was a doctor back in Pennsylvania. If Paige needs convincing you can tell him I'm behind you all the way. After experiencing those... Scorched, first hand? That's not something I want to lose anymore people to."
    (Aubrie Willem's dialogue)
  139. Settler wanderer: "The odds are super good, it's at this research facility. Or it's in Pennsylvania. But my caps are on here."
    (Settler wanderer's dialogue)
  140. Deacon: "Did that tugboat even have a license? Must be from Pennsylvania."
    (Deacon's dialogue)
  141. National Archives terminal entries; JWILS002 John Wilson, Unit Directives
  142. Germantown police HQ terminal entries; terminal, Log #003
  143. Street sign seen in Seward Square
  144. National Archives terminal entries; ERUTL001 Edward Rutledge, Unit Directives
  145. Robert MacCready: "Some strange things turn up in these places, ever hear about that warehouse in South Dakota? Yeesh."
    (Robert MacCready's dialogue)
  146. Ladies auxiliary tape 8
  147. John Cassidy: "{364}{}{Wonder if Texas survived the war...}"
    (John Cassidy's dialogue)
  148. Boston Bugle building terminal entries; Boston Bugle article terminal, Article 5: Front Page News, October 19, 2077 - October 23, 2077
  149. Jesse White - Honkytonk set list
  150. Message to Marge 1
  151. The Vault Dweller: "{1001}{}{Rangers}"
    Tycho: "{1101}{}{We Rangers hail from back east, what used to be called Nevada. Our heritage stretches back to the days of the Texas Rangers. We learn survival and combat skills in order to go out into the world and have a chance of surviving and making things better.}"
    (Tycho's dialogue)
  152. The Courier: "Tell me the whole story of Vikki and Vance."
    Primm Slim: "Yahoo! I ain't had a chance to tell their tale in a mess of years. First things first: any bosh you've heard about Vikki and Vance being copycats ain't nothing but ill-tempered slander. Fact is, they begun their crime spree two days before Bonnie and Clyde robbed their first bank - so who was copying who? Now true, Vikki and Vance didn't exactly cut a wide swath of murder and bank robbery across the central U.S., like Bonnie and Clyde did. It was more like a narrow swath of shoplifting, check-cashing fraud, and gas pump driveoffs - but crime is crime! They drove reckless, too. Having lived by the gun - well, Vance owned one, anyway - it was only fitting that the duo of desperados would die by the gun. Perhaps it was fate itself that accidentally drove them into a crossfire between police and a gang of bank robbers in Plano, Texas. Or maybe they just didn't notice until it was too late. It's been said that Vikki would have tried to cash a bad check in that bank, had she lived. We'll never know for sure. All we know is that the crossfire tore the car and both occupants to pieces, and the police issued an official apology. You can put your eyes on the genuine Death Car just over yonder, and there's Vance's machine gun in the case next to it!"
    (Primm Slim's dialogue)
  153. Logo on Medical Malpractice
  154. Caesar: "Vulpes is the best of my Frumentarii. A remarkable individual from an unremarkable tribe south of the Utah."
    (Caesar's dialogue)
  155. Arlington Library terminal entries; Check-In terminal
  156. The Lone Wanderer: "Virginia? Virginia's been gone for 200 years."
    Jack Smith: "Not here. Not in Andale, no sir/ma'am. The great Commonwealth of Virginia is alive and well. In fact, we just voted ourselves a new governor!"
    (Jack Smith's dialogue)
  157. Jack Smith: "Hello there, young lady! Good to meet you! Name's Smith, Jack Smith. Welcome to Andale, the best little town in Virginia!"
    (Jack Smith's dialogue)
  158. RobCo Research Center terminal entries; Saboteur's terminal, Facility message 9.12.77
  159. The Vault Dweller: "What's the world like out there?"
    Lacey Drummond: "We both came over from Virginia. Well, what was Virginia. There's a lot more hot zones that way. And the few spots that're livable, well, they got picked clean fast. I mean Appalachia's dangerous, really dangerous, but it's better than where we've been."
  160. Vault Dweller: "What's your background, recruit?"
    Joe Creigh: "Me? Private Joe Creigh. Well, Private-in-training. I came up from Virginia. East Virginia? Well, I'm from the coast. I started out a civvy, though I guess we all do. I'm not that way anymore, though! I can fight the Reds, and I'll prove it! Just as soon as I can finish that darn obstacle course."
  161. National Archives terminal entries; BFRAN001 Benjamin Franklin, Unit Directives
  162. 162.0 162.1 Dorsey's diary
  163. 163.0 163.1 Junk mail
  164. Return to Appalachia
  165. Department of the Interior posters
  166. Fire axe inscription
  167. Lucky Hits! lottery recording
  168. Lucky Hits!
  169. A job opportunity
  170. Bring me Crane!
  171. Morgantown Airport building
  172. 172.0 172.1 Mountain State sign
  173. Goodbye dad
  174. Watoga Municipal Center terminal entries; Terminal
  175. Ski West Virginia poster
  176. Anne's holotape
  177. Harold Clark - To the Members of the Board, pt.1
  178. Uncanny Caverns poster
  179. Jaggy: "West Virginia is home to many kinds of sparrows. There's the lark sparrow, the field sparrow, the vesper sparrow, the fox sparrow and many more."
    (Scout Leader Jaggy's dialogue)
  180. Crevasse Dam sign
  181. The Informant
  182. Charleston city sign
  183. Camp Lewis sign
  184. Camp Lewis front signage
  185. Scouts' Life issue #6
  186. Clarksburg sign
  187. West Virginia room
  188. West Virginia school bus
  189. Back of West Virginia map
  190. Department of Environmental Affairs sign
  191. Fallout 76 loading screens: "The colorful red florae of the Cranberry Bog were originally West Virginia's naturally occurring cranberry, pitcher, and sundew plants."
  192. NAR cable pole
  193. NAR cable sign
  194. Herpotologist exam
  195. Mammalogist exam
  196. Archaeologist exam
  197. Collector exam
  198. Robotocist exam
  199. Fallout 76 loading screens: "According to local folklore - as well as a statue and museum in Point Pleasant, West Virginia - the Mothman is a terrifying half-man, half-moth hybrid. Pray you never encounter it and learn the truth."
  200. Mothman Museum poster
  201. West Virginia Coal Miners placard
  202. Fallout: New Vegas endings; Slide 15: Great Khans: "During the Battle of Hoover Dam, the Great Khans quickly evacuated Red Rock Canyon and headed north and east into the plains of Wyoming. There, they reconnected with the Followers of the Apocalypse and rebuilt their strength. Bolstered by ancient knowledge of governance, economics, and transportation, they carved a mighty empire out of the ruins of the Northwest."
  203. Honest Hearts endings: "Joshua Graham's chilling execution of Salt-Upon-Wounds seared into their minds, the surviving White Legs retreated to the Great Salt Lake. Unable to shake the memory of their brutal defeat and the Dead Horses' savagery in battle, the White Legs feared further reprisals. They fled north, out of Utah, into Wyoming. The wilderness was harsh, and the first winter claimed over half the tribe. When spring came, the survivors parted ways in small bands. And so the White Legs died a quiet, ignominious death."
    (Fallout: New Vegas endings; White Legs)
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