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Flag of Rhode Island

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State of Rhode Island
UseCivil and state flag
AdoptedNovember 1, 1897; 126 years ago (1897-11-01)
DesignGold anchor, surrounded by 13 gold stars, on a field of white. A blue ribbon below the anchor contains the text "hope".

The flag of Rhode Island has a white background with a gold anchor in the center (a symbol for hope) with thirteen gold stars around it (for the thirteen original colonies). Below the anchor is a blue ribbon with the word "HOPE" (the state's motto) in gold on it. This current flag of Rhode Island was adopted in 1897.

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