Flag of Rhode Island
|Use||Civil and state flag|
|Adopted||November 1, 1897|
|Design||Gold 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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- Flags of Rhode Island
After the union of England and Scotland, some New England ensigns used the British Union Flag rather than the St George's Cross.
The Flag of New England during the Revolutionary War.
Flag flown during the Dominion of New England using the personal standard of Edmund Andros
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- ↑ 'Historical Flags of Our Ancestors'. "Flags of the American Revolution Era". Loeser.is. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
- ↑ David B. Martucci. "The New England Flag". D. Martucci. Archived from the original on April 1, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-25.
- ↑ 'Historical Flags of Our Ancestors'. "Flags of the Early North American Colonies and Explorers". Loeser.is. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
- ↑ "New England flags (U.S.)". Crwflags.com. Retrieved 2008-11-07.