Flag of Utah
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Utah Flag Description:
The flag of Utah consists of a blue base with the state seal in the center circled in yellow.
Utah Flag Meaning:
The bald eagle on the crest of the seal is the national bird of America. It represents the country and the protection it provides Utah in turbulent and peaceful times.
Utah Flag History:
The basic design of the flag originated in 1896. The current flag is a revised version of the original and dates from Mar. 11, 1913. The current flag was originally designed to be flown on the battleship Utah, in 1912. It was made the official state flag in 1913. Utah is the 45th state of the union, gaining statehood on Jan. 4, 1896. The state seal was adopted in 1896.
Interesting Utah Facts:
Utah's state nickname is the Beehive State.