Flag of Nebraska
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Nebraska Flag Description:
The flag of Nebraska consists of a blue field with the Great Seal of Nebraska in the center.
Nebraska Flag Meaning:
The Great Seal of Nebraska has views of the land's natural riches, the Rocky Mountains and the Missouri River. The sheaves of wheat and settler's cabin represent the state's agriculture and the blacksmith represents Nebraska's industry. The westbound train and the steamboat represent transportation. Across the top of the mountains Nebraska's state motto appears: Equality before the Law. Circling the whole scene is a band, which has Great Seal of the State of Nebraska, March 1st 1867 written in it. This is the date Nebraska was admitted to the union of the United States.
Nebraska Flag History:
The flag was adopted on Apr. 2, 1925. Nebraska is the 37th state of the union, gaining statehood on Mar. 1, 1867. The Great Seal of Nebraska dates back to 1867.
Interesting Nebraska Facts:
Nebraska's state nickname is the Cornhusker State.