Flag of New Hampshire
State: New Hampshire
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New Hampshire Flag Description:
The flag of New Hampshire consists of a blue base with the state seal in the center.
New Hampshire Flag Meaning:
Around the outside of the state seal is a series of laurel wreaths and nine gold stars which represent New Hampshire as the ninth state to join the Union. The body of the seal symbolizes the importance of shipbuilding in early New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Flag History:
The basic design of the flag originated in 1909. The current flag dates from Jan. 1, 1932. New Hampshire is the ninth state of the union, gaining statehood on June 21, 1788. It is one of the original 13 colonies that united to form the union of the United States. The design of the current state seal was adopted in 1784. New Hampshire Legislature modified it in 1931.
Interesting New Hampshire Facts:
New Hampshire's state nickname is the Granite State.
New Hampshire's state motto is: Live Free or Die.