The state of Washington bears the name of the first president of the United States of America and is the only flag with an image of an American president. It has a dark green background with an option to have gold fringe included. It may be said that the state flag is simple and no frills. Back in 1914 the national society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) asked that a state flag be sent to Washington D.C. But since there was no state flag they had come up with one that had a green background for the Evergreen state (Washington’s nickname). Washington shares borders with Idaho and Oregon.
Now here are some interesting facts about the state of Washington. They joined the union in Nov. 11, 1889 and is the 42nd state to join. They have a unique motto which is Al-Ki (Indian word that means “by and by”) and their state tree is the Western Hemlock, Willow Goldfinch is the state bird, Orca as marine mammal, the Coast Rhododendron is the state flower, and the Apple surprisingly is the state fruit. Washington has 6 national forests and 215 state parks. The state is famous for Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, and the Space Needle. More Washington Flag questions are .
Here at Star Spangled Flags we only use top quality materials in the flags that we make to ensure they last long and that flying them would show one’s patriotism and the huge love for this great nation we call home.