Utah State Flag Frequent Questions Answered

Who designed the state flag of Utah and when was it adopted?

The state flag of Utah was first officially adopted in 1913, but has endured many changes and revisions through the years. Utah’s state flag’s most recent revision and re-adoption was in 2011. The Seal of Utah is central on the flag and it was originally designed in 1896 by Harry Edwards.

What is the design on the flag of Utah and what does it symbolize?

The design on the state flag of Utah is the Utah state Seal. At the top of the Seal is an American bald eagle with its wings spread, holding six arrows in his talons, which symbolizes protection in peace and war. The American flags represent Utah’s support and commitment to the United States. The sego lily, the state flower, is a symbol of peace, and the beehive represents hard work, progress and industry. The date 1847 on the shield is the year the Mormons, led by Brigham Young came to the Salt Lake Valley, and the year 1896 below the shield, is the year Utah joined the Union as the 45th state.

How to I fly my Utah and American flag together?

When flying the Utah flag with the flag of the United States on the same pole, the flag of United States must always be at the top and the Utah flag should be the same size or smaller. When It is flown on separate poles, the Utah flag will be to the right of the flag of the United States situating the U.S. flag in the position of honor, which is to the observer’s left of the other flags.

Where can I purchase a Utah state flag?

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