Flag of Washington
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Washington Flag Description:
The flag of Washington consists of a green base with the state seal in the center. The seal is a portrait of George Washington. A yellow circular band surrounds Washington's picture, which has The Seal of the State of Washington 1889 written on it.
Washington Flag Meaning:
The date on the seal, 1889, is the year Washington State was admitted to the Union. The green base symbolizes the state's nickname which is the Evergreen State.
Washington Flag History:
The basic design of the flag originated in June 1927. The current flag was adopted on Apr. 19, 1967. The state seal was adopted in 1889. Washington is the 42nd state of the union, gaining statehood on Nov. 11, 1889.
Interesting Washington Facts:
Washington's state nickname is the Evergreen State.