God bless America! God bless every State in America!
50 States – USA
National State’s Capitals Day ! ! !
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Take time today to honor keeping our state flags flying just underneath the highly and strongly celebrated United States flag! Celebrate every special American State! We are so blessed to live in such a free country! The legacy lives on and on. . .
A Brief History:
Premise: In order to celebrate a more, perfect Union and the heritage behind building up the United States, we celebrate each and every state in the Union!
When: From December 7, 1787 — To August 21, 1959.
Where: Each of the 50 individual states.
Evolution of Each Flag: Each and every state has their own state flag. The flag represents the people–then, now and into the future, that represent each state, the citizen!.
Traditions: Each state has a unique history and individual story behind the representation of its state. The capital city in each state was also chosen carefully by decisions reached in retrospect to the coordinating state’s individual method of choice. We are so blessed to live in a free country that gives the freedom of each state to make it’s own unique decisions. The flag and capital cities are just a prime example of this freedom.
A Few Facts:
I am sharing a few facts, and more, some trivia, some not trivial. . .
- The United States flog is always on top of the mast assortment!
- State flag is next or second.
- County, city or other municipality flags are always under the state flag.
- Capital cities are chosen in accordance with each state’s constitutional guidelines.
- Capital cities are home to each state capitol building.
- Each state has an official motto.
- Each state has an official state song, that can and is changed sometimes to suit a more modern time. But some states choose to keep it to the original picks for longer periods of time..
- More. . .
Officially Adopted U.S. States in Order with State Songs, Admission Date & Their Flags:
|U.S. States in Order of Admission & Info: 1787 – 1959|
|State Name Info
♪ State Song ♫
|1. Colony of Delaware
“Delaware” by Perry Como
|2. Proprietary Province of Pennsylvania (commonwealth)
“Allentown” by Billy Joel
|3. Crown Colony of New Jersey
“Jersey Girl” by Bruce Springsteen
|4. Crown Colony of Georgia
“Devil Went Down to Georgia” by Charlie Daniels Band
|5. Crown Colony of Connecticut
“Connecticut” by Judy Garland
|6. Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay (commonwealth)
“I’m Shipping Up to Boston” by Dropkick Murphys
|7. Proprietary Province of Maryland
“Good Morning Baltimore” by the Original Cast of Hairspray
|8. Crown Colony of South Carolina
“South Carolina Low Country” by Josh Turner
|9. Crown Colony of New Hampshire
“New Hampshire” by Sonic Youth
|10. Crown Colony and Dominion of Virginia (commonwealth)
“Sweet Virginia” by the Rolling Stones
|11. Crown Colony of New York
“Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z (featuring Alicia Keys)
|12. Crown Colony of North Carolina
“Carolina in My Mind” by James Taylor
|13. Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
“Rhode Island Is Famous for You” by Blossom Dearie
|14. Vermont Republic
“Moonlight in Vermont” by Frank Sinatra
|15. Nine counties of Virginia’s District of Kentucky (commonwealth)
“Kentucky Woman” by Neil Diamond
|16. Southwest Territory of Tennessee
“Tennessee Whiskey” by Chris Stapleton
|17. Northwest Territory of Ohio (partial)
“Bloodbuzz Ohio” by The National
|18. Territory of Orleans with the Sabine Free State to become Louisiana
“Down Louisiana Way” by George Strait
|19. Indiana Territory
“Indiana” by Jon McLaughlin
|20. Mississippi Territory
“Mississippi Girl” by Faith Hill
|21. Illinois Territory (partial)
“Casimir Pulaski Day” by Sufjan Stevens
|22. Alabama Territory
“Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
|23. Massachusetts District of Maine
“Portland, Maine” by Tim McGraw
|24. Missouri Territory (partial)
“Missouri Waltz” by Glenn Miller
|25. Arkansas Territory
“Mary Queen of Arkansas” by Bruce Springsteen
|26. Michigan Territory
“Lose Yourself” by Eminem
|27. Florida Territory
“Floridays” by Jimmy Buffett
|28. Republic of Texas
“All My Ex’s Live in Texas” by George Strait
|29. Iowa Territory (partial)
“Iowa Stubborn” from The Music Man
|30. Wisconsin Territory (partial)
“Wisconsin” by Bon Iver
|31. California (Unorganized territory of the Mexican Cession) (partial)
“California Gurls” by Katy Perry
|32. Minnesota Territory (partial)
“Say Shh” by Atmosphere
|33. Oregon Territory (partial)
“Lumberjack” by Johnny Cash
|34. Kansas Territory (partial)
“Hood Go Crazy” by Tech N9ne
|35. West Virginia (50 Trans-Allegheny region counties)
“Green Rolling Hills” by Emmylou Harris
|36. Nevada Territory
“Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley
|37. Nebraska Territory
“You and I” by Lady Gaga
|38. Colorado Territory
“Rocky Mountain High” by John Denver
|39. Dakota Territory (North Dakota)
“I Got a Gal I Love in North and South Dakota” by Frank Sinatra
|40. Dakota Territory (South Dakota)
“South Dakota Morning” by the Bee Gees
|41. Montana Territory
“Montana Song” by Hank Williams Jr.
|42. Washington Territory
“Posse on Broadway” by Sir Mix-a-Lot
|43. Idaho Territory
“Private Idaho” by the B-52’s
|44. Wyoming Territory
“Song of Wyoming” by John Denver
|45. Utah Territory
“The Beehive State” by Randy Newman
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|46. Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory
“Oklahoma Sky” by Miranda Lambert
|47. New Mexico Territory
“South of Santa Fe” by Brooks & Dunn
|48. Arizona Territory
“Take It Easy” by the Eagles
|49. Territory of Alaska
“Road to Alaska” by the Bee Gees
|50. Territory of Hawaii
“Happy Hawaii” by ABBA
The United States flag still flies high, to the day. With the compliment of each state’s flag, song and mottos–each state has great diversity and heritage behind the legend of the flag! There are plenty of people are still willing to defend their state flag, as well as the U.S. flag to today!
We will NEVER, ever forget that the flags of each state are very important as well as the U.S. flag. All those who died in the name of the freedom for which the flag stands, by itself, and with the compliments of their state flags! God Bless the U.S.A.!
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