This flag was adopted on July 6, 1927. The colors of the flag are blue and gold. The flag was designed in 1927. The designer is Benny Benson, a 13 year old 7th grader from an orphanage in Seward, Alaska. The design features the Big Dipper, Ursa Major or the Great Bear constellation which represents strength. It also features the Polaris, North Star, as a symbol of Alaska’s northern location. Lastly, it features the constant star, which represents the mariner, the explorer, the hunter, the trapper, the prospector, the woodsman, and the surveyor. The blue background represents the sky, the sea, the lakes, and the wildflowers of Alaska. The blue alpine forget-me-not is the state flower. All outdoor flags are finished with heading and brass grommets (H&G). PH denotes pole hem for indoor and parade use. PHF denotes pole hem and gold fringe.
$14.00 – $172.65
H&G = Heading and grommets. Usually outdoor use for regular inground flagpoles.
PH = Pole Hem NO Fringe. Can be used on a 5 ft or 6 ft outdoor flagpole that extends from a building or Indoor use for flag sets and/or parade poles.
PHF = Pole Hem Fringe. Indoor use for flag sets and/or parade poles.
|Material / Size / Finish||
Nylon – 12 inches by 18 inches – H&G, Nylon – 2 feet by 3 – feet H&G, Nylon – 3 feet by 5 feet – H&G, Nylon 4 feet by 6 feet H&G, Nylon – 5 feet by 8 feet – H&G, Nylon – 6 feet by 10 feet – H&G, Nylon 3 feet by 5 feet PH, Nylon 4 feet by 6 feet PH, Nylon 3 feet by 5 feet PHF, Nylon 4 feet by 6 feet PHF, Polyester Bunting 3 feet by 5 feet H&G, Polyester Bunting 4 feet by 6 feet H&G, Polyester Bunting 5 feet by 8 feet H&G