Flag of Kentucky

State: Kentucky

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Kentucky Flag Description:
The flag of Kentucky consists of a blue base with the state seal in the center. Around the outside of the seal are two overlapping sprays and a goldenrod, which is the state flower.

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Kentucky Flag Meaning:
The state seal features two men shaking hands, a pioneer and a statesman; they represent all the people and are acting out the state's motto, which is written around them: United We Stand, Divided We Fall.

Kentucky Flag History:
The basic design of the flag originated in March 1918. The current flag dates from June 14, 1962. The state seal was designed in 1792. Kentucky is the 15th state of the union, gaining statehood on June 1, 1792.

Interesting Kentucky Facts:
Kentucky's state nickname is the Bluegrass State.

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