Flag of Connecticut
Connecticut Flag Description:
The flag of Connecticut consists of a blue base with a badge in the center that consists of three grapevines. Below the badge is the State's motto "Qui Transtulit Sustinet," which means 'He who transplanted us still sustains us.'
Connecticut Flag Meaning:
The three grapevines are believed to represent the three original settlements which made up the Connecticut colony: Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor.
Connecticut Flag History:
The flag was originally introduced in 1895 and adopted on June 3, 1897. It was modified on Mar. 24, 1931. Connecticut is the fifth state of the union, gaining statehood on Jan. 9, 1788. It is one of the original 13 colonies that united to form the union of the United States.
Interesting Connecticut Facts:
Connecticut's state nickname is the Constitution State.