States in order of admission to The Union & Presiding Presidents

States in order of admission to The Union & Presiding Presidents GEORGE WASHINGTON 1789-1797 (I) (Presidents Home States) 1 Delaware December 7, 1787 * 2 Pennsylvania December 12, 1787 * (James Buchannan, Eisenhower) 3 New Jersey December 18, 1787 * (Wilson) 4 Georgia January 2, 1788 * (Carter) 5 Connecticut January 9, 1788 * 6 Massachusetts February 6, 1788 * (John Adams, John Q Adams, Coolidge, Kennedy) 7 Maryland April 28, 1788 * 8 .