Archive for the ‘State Flags’ Category

Pine tree flag

A Flag For a Season – or a Reason?

A flag for the holiday season? This might seem like a classic “Christmas Tree” flag, but in fact, it is an historic American flag, first appearing around 1775.  Oddly enough, it is known as “The Pine Tree Flag” or... Read more
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United Nations Day

October 24 is United Nations Day, so designated in 1948 to honor the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations in 1945.  The United Nations emblem on the flag represents its ultimate goal: world peace.  The olive branches,... Read more
Washington DC flag

George W – Who Knew?

The face of George Washington, on the flag of the state of Washington, is known to most Americans (who remember American History 101). But George plays a part – albeit much more obscure – in the history of another U.S.flag: the... Read more
Colorado flag

Colorado State Flag – June 5, 1911

On this day, June 5, 1911, the Colorado General Assembly adopted its current flag, designed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson in the same year. The blue stripes represent beautiful Colorado skies, the white stripe signifies the snow-capped mountains and the... Read more
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All the King’s Flags

All The King’s Flags – with stores in Phoenix and San Diego – offers you every flag you need and can imagine, plus flagpoles and related items. You can buy them in our stores or online. We are proud... Read more