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Vermont State Flags

Vermont State Flags
Vermont State Flags
Vermont State Flags
Vermont State Flags
Vermont State Flags
Vermont State Flags

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Vermont State Flags

Model Number: VF-232450
Vermont State Flag constructed of 100% Nylon | Made in USA to Official State Design Specifications.

The design of each is as has been officially adopted in each state, and offers fade-resistant, weather-resistant durability at a fabulous price.
Our complete selection of New England State Flags, including this one for Vermont are always in stock and ready to ship. All of our state flags, regardless of the size are made here in the USA and have the same high quality characteristics:

Constructed with 100% nylon
Beautiful, brilliant colors
Resistant to wear and tear of sun & rain
Complete with heavy canvas heading & brass grommets-All intricate emblems are accurately reproduced to fine detail
We also stock 3'x5' indoor state flags with pole hem and fringe, as shown in the selector below

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The Vermont Flag: History & Design

The Vermont Flag is one of several New England Flags available for purchase from Flag Patriots. The Flag of Vermont has undergone many changes over the course of its history before the state finally settling on the current version of the flag today. Learn more about the Vermont State Flag and its history below: 

The Flag of Vermont: The Seal

vermont flag seal

There is no extant record of a design for an official Vermont Flag prior to 1804, although Ira Allen's design—common to both the Great Seal of Vermont and the coat of arms of Vermont—dates to 1778.[7] While an official government flag might not have existed prior to 1804, the Vermont militia—known as the Green Mountain Boys—was formed in 1770, and remaining accounts record use of the Flag of the Green Mountain Boys as far back as 1777.[8][9]

The Vermont State Flag: Design Changes

old vermont state flag design

On May 1, 1804, the number of U.S. states rose to seventeen, and it was expected that the U.S. flag would change to 17 stars and 17 stripes. In anticipation, Vermont adopted the expected new U.S. flag design with the addition of the name "VERMONT" embroidered along the top. The U.S. flag did not add any stripes, resulting in the Vermont flag having more stripes than the national flag.[1]

On October 20, 1837, Vermont changed its flag to a design based on the 13-stripe U.S. flag, but with the multiple stars of the blue canton replaced with a single large star surrounding Vermont's coat of arms. The flags based on these specifications varied in the number of points on the star (five and eight, with eight slightly more common), and the exact details of the center of the star (with either the Great Seal or the coat of arms being used).[1]

The Vermont Militia in the Spanish American War

During the American Civil War, the Spanish–American War and World War I, the Vermont militia fought under a banner composed of the Coat of arms of Vermont on a blue field.[7] This was essentially the same as the Vermont Governor's flag, and very similar to the current state flag.

Because of confusion between the striped Vermont State Flag and the U.S. Flag, the design of the Vermont Governor's flag was adopted as the official state flag on June 1, 1923.[1][10]

[reprinted from Wikipedia]


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