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  Florida (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
While both the modern Alabama and Florida state flags may have some historical tribute to Spanish rule in their design - both were definitely patterned after the battle flags of the Army of Northern Virginia - under which the bulk of the troops from both states fought.
The state flag shall conform with standard commercial sizes and be of the following proportions and description: The seal of the state, in diameter one-half the hoist, shall occupy the center of a white ground.
The official flag of the state of Florida was adopted on September 13, 1861.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/us-fl.html   (456 words)

  
 Flag Sales and Loans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A flag of a foreign nation displayed with the United States Flag in honor of a visiting dignitary becomes the second flag in line, or position of honor, and would precede the State or City flag, except when the State or City is host to the foreign visitor.
The Flag of the State of Florida is always displayed second in honor position to that of the United States, except when a foreign visitor is being honored in Florida by an agency or department of the United States Government when the State Flag becomes third in line.
The official Flag of Florida is displayed daily when weather permits upon one building or on a suitable flagstaff upon the grounds of each state educational institution, every county school building, each elementary and secondary public school except when closed for vacation.
das.dos.state.fl.us /GenSer/flag_protocol.html   (2542 words)

  
 Florida State flag, Florida state flags, FL, state flags, state flag
Florida's original state flag, in 1845, was only used once because it created a political commotion.
The next Florida state flag, in 1861, was designed because Florida FL was preparing to secede from the Union and could no longer use the Union flag.
The second significant part of the new flag is the pictures of previous Georgia flags including the flag from 1956 to 2001.
www.flag-works.com /Florida_State_Flag.htm   (599 words)

  
 Dive Flag Laws
Divers-down flags must be either square or rectangular, red with a white diagonal stripe and have a stiffener to keep it unfurled and visible.
Flags must be displayed at all times when divers or snorkelers are in the water, including beach entry dive.
Flags that are towed on buoys or floats must be at least 12” x 12” in size.
www.floridascubahound.com /dive_flag_laws.htm   (579 words)

  
 Flag of Florida
The official Flag of Florida specifications indicate: "The Flag of Florida shall conform with standard commercial sizes and be of the following portions and descriptions: "The seal of the state, in diameter one-half the hoist, shall occupy the center of a white ground on the flag of Florida.
Florida is thusly represented as the land of sunshine, flowers, palm trees, rivers and lakes...
The flag of Florida makes known that Florida is a part of the south.
unitedstatesamericanflags.com /flag_of_florida.htm   (182 words)

  
 Florida Symbols - Florida state flag, Florida state song, Florida state bird, Florida state tree and more...
Florida state flag, Florida state song, Florida state bird, Florida state tree, we want it to be easy for you to find the Florida symbols...
This most endangered of all Florida's symbols is its State Animal, the Panther (Felis concolor coryi) which was chosen in 1982 by a vote of students throughout the state.
This year-round Florida resident is known for its fierce defense of the family nest.
www.beautifulunitedstates.com /florida_symbols.htm   (969 words)

  
 Geography - Merriam-Webster's Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The first flag of Florida was hoisted on June 25, 1845, at the inauguration of its first governor, William D. Moseley.
The design, prescribed by the commander of the state's armed forces, was similar in many respects to the Stars and Stripes; it consisted of 13 red and white horizontal stripes and a white star on a blue canton.
The next flag, dating to September 13, 1861, was based on the Stars and Bars of the Confederacy; it had red-white-red horizontal stripes and a vertical blue stripe bearing an elaborate seal.
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/nytmaps.pl?florida   (381 words)

  
 Florida Flags (1845-1900) (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Florida state flag adopted on 13 September 1861 draws its inspiration from the Confederate flag of 4 March 1861, and, therefore, is very similar to the Georgia flag prior to 1956.
The flag, never officially adopted, thus was proffered as an emblem of Florida as a sovereign nation.
G.E. Ginder, great-niece of one of the ladies of Broward's Neck, in the interview in the Florida Times-Union in 1961, said the flag was displayed on the rostrum of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Tallahassee during the Civil War.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-fl2.html   (563 words)

  
 Florida State Flag
The original 1868 state flag of Florida was simply the Florida State Seal centered on a field of white.
Florida voters agreed, and the St. Andrew's Cross was added in 1900 (Confederate battle flags also featured a St. Andrew's Cross).
Many banners have flown over Florida prior to 1868, including the flags of Spain, France, Great Britain, the Confederate States, and the national flag of the USA.
www.statesymbolsusa.org /Florida/state_flag.html   (129 words)

  
 Florida Coastal Management Program- Beach Warning Flags
The safety and enjoyment of Florida’s public beaches is affected by changes in tide and surf conditions.
Warning flags are posted by many coastal communities, but, the flags used to identify different tide and surf conditions vary from place to place.
The communities that receive the free warning flags and interpretive signs are responsible for the installation, proper use, and maintenance of the flags and signs.
www.dep.state.fl.us /cmp/programs/flags.htm   (371 words)

  
 Florida State Flag
Nylon offers an affordable flag that is sturdy enough for outdoor use while our polyester II state flags are made with the most durable flagmaking materials on the market today.
Florida was the 27th State admitted into the Union.
Flag History: On a white field emblazoned with a red X and the state seal, Florida's flag represents the land of sunshine, flowers, palm trees, rivers and lakes.
www.njflags.com /flstfl.html   (299 words)

  
 Florida State Flag - Florida Flag - State of Florida Flag
The state flag, adopted in 1899, bears the state seal.
A Florida steamboat sails in the background before the rising sun.
Florida is one of the leading tourist states in the United States.
www.grpflags.com /state_flags/florida.htm   (211 words)

  
 Florida: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — FactMonster.com
Later, Florida would be held at different times by Spain and England until Spain finally sold it to the United States in 1819.
Straits of Florida - Florida, Straits of, passage, c.90 mi (145 km) wide, between the Florida Keys in the north and Cuba...
University of Florida - Florida, University of, at Gainesville; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108198.html   (277 words)

  
 Florida Marlins Flag
Florida Marlins banner style MLB flag measures 27"X37".
This flag has a pole hem with tabs to hang vertically.
All flags are single-reverse (read properly on one side, reversed image on opposite side) unless otherwise stated.
www.flagsbannersonline.com /flmafl.html   (87 words)

  
 Florida State Flag - About the Florida State Flag, its adoption and history from NETSTATE.COM
eminiscent of Alabama's State Flag and the red "X" of the Confederate States of America, the Florida State Flag displays two diagonal red bars on a white field.
The official state specifications indicate: "The State Flag shall comform with standard commercial sizes and be of the following portions and descriptions: "The seal of the state, in diameter one-half the hoist, shall occupy the center of a white ground.
Purchase Florida State Flags: You may purchase quality state flags from the United States Flag Store.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/flags/fl_flag.htm   (252 words)

  
 Miniature Florida State Flag - (4" x 6")
Florida State Flag - Nylon (12" x 18")
Florida State Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
Florida State Flag - Polyester II (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /miflstfl4x6.html   (113 words)

  
 DISPLAY THE FLORIDA STATE FLAG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Florida League of the South believes it is imperative that we restore Constitutional government to the people of our state.
Yet few Florida flags, the symbol of the State sovereignty, are flown to remind our People where their loyalties and responsibilities primarily belong.
This is Florida, and we are not a preserve of the government in Washington DC.
www.freeflorida.org /flaginitiative.htm   (430 words)

  
 The Flag of the Salt River Pima & Maricopa Nation
Florida", and the "Oklewaha Band of Seminole Indians".
Florida add their tribal seal which, again is very similar to that of the Miccosoukee.
The former flag was dark blue and had a St. Andrew's cross (an X shaped cross) composed of red,
users.aol.com /donh523/navapage/semfla.htm   (868 words)

  
 Florida State Flag
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
These flags look great both outdoors and indoors, and are 100% US made.
We stock the Florida State flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
www.florida-flag.com   (353 words)

  
 florida state flag
These Florida state flags 12" X 18" and larger are constructed of
All of these state flags are made in the USA.
Please check our Indoor Flag Set page for a base and pole set for the indoor state flag.
www.kflag.com /florida_state_flag.htm   (113 words)

  
 Florida History
Florida became part of the U.S. territory in the early 19th century and was admitted to the union as the twenty-seventh state in the U.S. on March 3, 1845.
Florida has been and still is one of the fastest growing states in the country.
Tour of the Florida Territory during the Seminole Wars.
www.floridasmart.com /commculture/history.htm   (387 words)

  
 Flag of Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chapter 15.012 of the Florida Statutes states that:
Flag of the Spanish Bourbons during the colonial period.
At various times in its history, at least 16 different flags have flown over Florida or parts of Florida.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Florida   (368 words)

  
 Florida Flag
This is another flag that recalls the Confederate Battle Flag.
The State Seal on the flag depicts a Native American Maiden spreading flowers upon the waters with a Florida steamboat backlit behind her.
The words read:" Great Seal of the State of Florida - In God We Trust".
www.ultimateflags.com /states/florida.htm   (57 words)

  
 buy Florida State Flags, see History, Picture, and info on Florida
In 1513 on Easter Day, Florida was discovered by the Spaniards, and took its name at that time, which in Spanish is pascua florida.
When Florida re-admitted to the Union in 1868, the state used the plain white flag with the seal until 1900 when the current flag was ratified.
Florida was a territory until it was admitted to the Union on March 3, 1845.
www.gettysburgflag.com /Florida_State_Flag.php   (273 words)

  
 eBay - state flag of ..., Historical Memorabilia, Gardening Plants items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
New Hampshire FLAG - - 3 x 5ft - - - - State of NH
COLORADO FLAG - - 3x5 ft - - state of Colorado - - CO
New Jersey FLAG - - 3x5 ft - - - - - state of NJ
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=state+flag+of+...&krd=1   (692 words)

  
 The US50 - Official State Flag of Florida
Depicted above is the state flag of Florida.
The flag of the state of Florida is a symbol of the authority and sovereignty of the state and is a valuable asset of its people.
The Florida flag is flown over all state buildings just below the country flag of the United States of America.
www.theus50.com /florida/flag.php   (78 words)

  
 FLORIDA BLACK FLAG - WHERE KARNAC FOLK GO WHEN THEY'RE TIRED OF ALL THE BS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The end is drawing nigh and the new Florida Black Flag is nearing publication.
There will be something for everyone in the Florida Short Track Racing Industry from the people in the know.
NOTICE: Florida Black Flag is a trademark of its owner and any duplication or variation of the name is hereby strictly prohibited and is protected under Florida State Laws.
floridablackflag.com   (169 words)

  
 American Flags Express | Florida Mockingbird
If you can't find the product that you want, please e-mail or call (262) 783-4800 x21, and let us know what you are looking for.
Resists flag wrapping around its pole better than any other set because the pole rotates in a precision bearing bracket.
Unsurpassed in beauty and craftsmanship, these state and territory flags are manufactured to precise specifications.
www.flagsexpress.com /art_flag/art_08.htm   (318 words)

  
 Image:Flag of Florida.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
These restrictions are independent of the copyright status of the depiction shown here.
This image is a U.S. state, federal district, or insular area flag.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Florida.svg   (184 words)

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