Flag of Washington, D.C.

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington, D.C.
AdoptedOctober 15, 1938; 85 years ago (1938-10-15)
DesignArgent two bars Gules, in chief three mullets of the second.[1]
Designed byCharles A. R. Dunn
(Original Designer)
Commissioner Melvin C. Hazen
(Official Designer)
Arthur E. Du Bois
(Official Designer)

The flag of Washington, D.C. is made up of three red stars above two red bars on a white background. It is an armorial banner based on the design of the coat of arms granted to George Washington's great-great-great-grandfather, Lawrence Washington.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Grafham with East Perry - A History of the County of Huntingdon". british-history.ac.uk. Retrieved February 4, 2014.