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  Pennsylvania (U.S.)
One of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania is represented by a star and a stripe on the 13 star U.S. flags.
Pennsylvania's State Flag is composed of a blue field on which is embroidered with the State Coat of Arms.
Pennsylvania's Civil War military flags, as well as a few dated to the pre-war period, are preserved in Harrisburg and can be viewed at cpc.leg.state.pa.us/main/cpcweb/projects/preservcivwartreasure.html.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-pa.html   (1875 words)

  
 Flag of Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag as it appears in an 1819 painting
The flag of Pennsylvania consists of a blue field on which is embroidered the state coat of arms surrounded by draft horses on both sides, and a bald eagle, which represents the new nation, above.
The first State Flag bearing the State Coat of Arms was authorized by the General Assembly in 1799.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Pennsylvania   (271 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag
The official flag of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was authorized by an Act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly on June 13, 1907.
This legislation required the background of Pennsylvania's flag to be of the same color as the blue in the flag of the United States, that the Coat of Arms of the Commonwealth be in the center of knotted yellow silk.
When the flags are flown from adjacent staffs, the flag of Pennsylvanaia should be hoisted after the American flag and is lowered first, and the American flag is always placed in the position of honor-- to its own right.
www.expage.com /displayflags   (603 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Legislature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The Pennsylvania State Flag is composed of a blue field, on which is embroidered the State Coat of Arms.
Pennsylvania's Coat of Arms, while not used in the same official capacity as the State Seal (although it contains the emblems of the seal), is perhaps a more familiar symbol of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The song, Pennsylvania, was written and composed by Eddie Khoury and Ronnie Bonner and is the official song for all public purposes.
www.stateanimals.com /paleg.html   (1120 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag
Pennsylvania's State Flag is more of a square than a rectangle.
The flag is flown from all state buildings, and further display on any public building within the Commonwealth is provided for by law.
An act of the generalassembly of June 13, 1907, standardized the flag and required that the blue field match the blue of "Old Glory".
www.gamepuppet.com /pa/pa_flag.htm   (146 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag
The General Assembly of Pennsylvania authorized the official state flag in 1799.
The Pennsylvania flag features the state coat of arms embroidered on a field of blue fringed in gold.
Pennsylvania - Symbols: PA Historical and Museum Comm.
www.statesymbolsusa.org /Pennsylvania/Flag.html   (50 words)

  
 Geography - Merriam-Webster's Atlas
The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the use of the coat of arms on a flag for the state militia on April 9, 1799, and variations on this flag design were used throughout the 19th century.
Finally, on June 13, 1907, a state flag for nonmilitary purposes was approved by the legislature, and it is still in use.
Agriculture and commerce are represented in the coat of arms by the ship and the wheat sheaves (apparently copied from the county seal of either Sussex or Philadelphia), the plow (which appeared in the earlier coat of arms of Chester county), the wreath of corn and olive, and the horses in harness.
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/nytmaps.pl?pennsylvania   (242 words)

  
 Pennsylvania: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — FactMonster.com
Rich in historic lore, Pennsylvania territory was disputed in the early 1600s among the Dutch, the Swedes, and the English.
Pennsylvania's 58,000 farms (occupying nearly 8 million acres) are the backbone of the state's economy, producing a wide variety of crops.
Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania, one of the Middle Atlantic states of the United States.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108264.html   (353 words)

  
 PHMC: Pennsylvania History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The State Seal of Pennsylvania does not use the term, but it is a traditional, official designation used in referring to the state, and legal processes are in the name of the Commonwealth.
In 1776, our first state constitution referred to Pennsylvania as both "Commonwealth" and "State," a pattern of usage that was perpetuated in the constitutions of 1790, 1838, 1874, and 1968.
The shield's crest is an eagle, and the entire design is encircled by the inscription "Seal of the State of Pennsylvania." These three symbols, the plough, ship, and sheaves of wheat, have despite minor changes through the years remained the traditional emblems of Pennsylvania's State Seal.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/pahist/symbols.asp?secid=31   (1268 words)

  
 PA Civil War Soldiers - 141st Regiment Civil War Flag - Free Pennsylvania Genealogy
The State Color for the 141st shows what the ferocity of battle does to a flag that was carried throughout the majority of the fierce battles in the eastern theater of the war.
Many of the flags' have histories equally horrific and unimaginable, and all are artifacts to be cherished and preserved for future generations.
The Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee in Harrisburg has conserved and is custodian of approximately 390 Civil War battleflags for the state of Pennsylvania.
www.pacivilwar.com /141stflag.html   (765 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag
We stock the Pennsylvania 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.
Pennsylvania state stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
The Pennsylvania flag lapel pin is a great way to show your support for your state.
www.united-states-flag.com /state-pennsylvania.html   (592 words)

  
 These United States - Pennsylvania Flags
The state flag of Pennsylvania bears one of the oldest designs of all the fifty state flags.
The state coat of arms depicted on the flag was prepared by Caleb Lownes of Philadelphia in 1778.
The coat of arms is centered the state flag's blue field; the shade of blue matches that of Old Glory, signifying Justice and Loyalty.
www.theseunitedstates.com /flags/pennsylvaniaf.html   (211 words)

  
 United States Flags - Pennsylvania State Flag
The Pennsylvania state Coat of Arms was embroidered on a blue field on both sides of the Pennsylvania State flag.
The Pennsylvania state Coat of Arms, containing the emblems of the official Pennsylvania state seal, was that of Provincial Pennsylvania's Penn family.
In June of 1907, an act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly standardized the design of the Pennsylvania State flag and required that the field of blue be the same color as the blue of the Flag of the United States.
www.cvsflags.com /viewImage.cfm/stateCode/PA   (176 words)

  
 USFlag.com : Flags : Alabama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Flags manufactured of polyester have demonstrated their durability under adverse conditions.
All flags are constructed for maximum durability as well as appearance.
Seams are double-stitched throughout, and fly hems are multi-stitched with strong nylon or polyester thread, and reinforced with bar tacks.
www.usflag.com /flags/us_state/pennsylvania2.html   (88 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag - About the Pennsylvania State Flag, its adoption and history from NETSTATE.COM
The state Coat of Arms was embroidered on a blue field on both sides of the flag.
n June of 1907, an act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly standardized the design of the flag and required that the field of blue be the same color as the blue of the Flag of the United States.
Purchase Pennsylvania State Flags: You may purchase quality state flags from the United States Flag Store.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/flags/pa_flag.htm   (273 words)

  
 Miniature Pennsylvania State Flag - (4" x 6")
Pennsylvania State Flag - Nylon (12" x 18")
Pennsylvania State Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
Pennsylvania State Flag - Polyester II (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /mipestfl4x6.html   (136 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Flag and Description
Pennsylvania's current flag design was officially adopted in 1907, and now uses the same blue as the flag of the United States of America.
The centered coat of arms (from 1777) sits on that blue field, and contains the official seal of the William Penn family, the founding family of Pennsylvania.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/usa/paflag.htm   (223 words)

  
 buy Pennsylvania State Flag, History, Picture, and info on Pennsylvania State
In 1777 the state seal of Pennsylvania was created and officially adopted in 1791.
Pennsylvania's seal appears on the state flag together with supporters consisting of two horses.
The state flag was officially adopted on June 13, 1907 and the present form was specified in 1964.
www.gettysburgflag.com /Pennsylvania_State_Flag.php   (198 words)

  
 The US50 - Official State Flag of Pennsylvania
Depicted above is the state flag of Pennsylvania.
The flag of the state of Pennsylvania is a symbol of the authority and sovereignty of the state and is a valuable asset of its people.
The Pennsylvania flag is flown over all state buildings just below the country flag of the United States of America.
www.theus50.com /pennsylvania/flag.php   (70 words)

  
 The Pennsylvania German Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
A flag is an object of symbolism, usually displayed as a reminder of the deeds, the accomplishments and contributions of a nation by its people.
KEYSTONE -- the symbol of Pennsylvania, the principal and permanent settlement for the majority of migrants.
The plow further symbolizes the Pennsylvania German farm as a source of food for state and nation.
members.aol.com /esfillman/research/canada/PaGerman.htm   (343 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag on Staff, 4x6", Poly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
This 4 x 6 inch official Pennsylvania State Flag is printed on beautiful silk-like polyester material.
All flags are hem-stitched on all four sides for longer lasting beauty, offering the highest quality in a mounted flag.
Flags are mounted on a 10 inch fl plastic staff with gold spear.
www.qualityflags.com /ProductInfo.aspx?productid=10110517   (79 words)

  
 USA and State Flag/Quiz Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Make flags to represent your state, your school, or your self.
Flag day in the US is celebrated on June 14.
US State Flags: Go to a pdf file containing all the flag quizzes from Alabama to Missouri (25 pages).
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/flags   (319 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Inventor creates self-waving American flag
The self-waving flag uses an ingenious system of rotating coils sewn into channels in the flag.
The flag was unveiled at the International Toy Fair in New York in February, and manufacturer SRM Entertainment sold it to Toys R Us, Kmart and the CVS pharmacy chain.
Although the toy is made in China, the flag is made by Valley Forge Flag in Pennsylvania.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2003059900_flag14.html   (564 words)

  
 Image:Flag of Pennsylvania.svg - Wikimedia Commons
English: Flag of Pennsylvania, from the xrmap flag collection 2.7.
This image is a U.S. state, federal district, or insular area flag.
675×450 (233,788 bytes) (Flag of w:Pennsylvania, from the xrmap flag collection 2.7.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Pennsylvania.svg   (101 words)

  
 PA Civil War Soldiers - 148th PA Regiment Civil War Flag - Free Pennsylvania Genealogy
It was engaged at the North Anna River, Cold Harbor, and the initial assaults against Petersburg.
The regiment' state color was captured at Ream's Station and apparently never returned to the state of Pennsylvania, since it is not present on the list of flags returned in 1905.
It is unique, because the arrangement of the stars differs from the majority of Pennsylvania national colors, which were issued from the Philadelphia Quartermaster's Department.
www.pacivilwar.com /148thflag.html   (569 words)

  
 Flag of Pennsylvania - Government in PA Project
Flag of Pennsylvania - Government in PA Project
Where is the flag of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania displayed at your school?
Use computer clip art or your own artistic skills to design a flag or coat of arms for your school or community.
homepage.mac.com /cohora/pa/flag.html   (243 words)

  
 Eagle Flag carries the Pennsylvania State Flags for indoor and outdoor use
Eagle Flag carries the Pennsylvania State Flags for indoor and outdoor use
: Nylon flags are offered in 100% heavyweight nylon, a 200 denier bunting specially treated to minimize sun and chemical deterioration.
, flags are made of lustrous 100% nylon taffeta, and
www.eagleflag.com /state/PA.html   (63 words)

  
 American Flags Express | PENNSYLVANIA State Flags, PENNSYLVANIA Decals, PENNSYLVANIA Magnetic Flags, PENNSYLVANIA State ...
's current flag design was officially adopted in 1907, and now uses the same blue as the flag of the
Single lapel pins depict one waving flag whole double lapel pins depict a waving flag along with a waving U.S. Flag.
Resists flag wrapping around its pole better than any other set because the pole rotates in a precision bearing bracket.
www.flagsexpress.com /ter_flag/021369.htm   (518 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Flag. Computer charms.
Shown here is the official state flag of Pennsylvania.
This American flag charm is set onto a stainless steel base, showing exceptional quality.
Shown here is the official flag of the Province of Alberta in Canada.
www.finecharms.com /product_pennsylvania-state-flag-p8535.html   (304 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Nylon, Polyester and Cotton Flags
They are the correct choice for companies and organizations who fly flags on a daily basis.
The polyester flags are made outside of the US and are excellent value.
The are good quality flags but are not as durable as the nylon product.
www.pennsylvaniaflag.com   (290 words)

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