Flag of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Flag Description:
The flag of Wisconsin consists of a blue base, with the state seal in the center of the flag. Wisconsin is written above the state seal in white and 1848 is written below it.
Wisconsin Flag Meaning:
Above the state shield there is a badger, which is the state animal, and the state motto 'Forward'. The year on the flag, 1848, is the year Wisconsin was admitted to the Union. The state shield is divided into quarters and the quarters represent the main industries of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Flag History:
The flag was adopted in 1863. The current flag dates from May 1, 1981, when Wisconsin and 1848 were added to it. Wisconsin is the 30th state of the union, gaining statehood on May 29, 1848.
Interesting Wisconsin Facts:
Wisconsin's state nickname is the Badger State.