Flag of Maryland

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
State of Maryland
Flag of Maryland.svg
UseCivil and state flag Normal or de jure version of flag, or obverse side
AdoptedNovember 25, 1904; 116 years ago (1904-11-25)[1]
DesignHeraldic banner of George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore

The official flag of the state of Maryland consists of the heraldic banner of George Calvert, Lord Baltimore (1579–1632). The flag was officially adopted by the Maryland General Assembly in 1904.

References[change | change source]

  1. State of Maryland (1904). Chapter 48. Acts of 1904. Maryland: State of Maryland. effective March 9, 1904