Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

The Flag of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Kentucky state flag

The Kentucky flag was adopted in 1918 and consists of the Seal of the Commonwealth, encircled by a wreath of goldenrod, on a field of navy blue. The first Kentucky flags were designed and made by Jessie Cox, a Frankfort art teacher.

A pledge of allegiance to the state flag was adopted in 2000: "I pledge allegiance to the Kentucky flag, and to the Sovereign State for which it stands, one Commonwealth, blessed with diversity, natural wealth, beauty, and grace from on High."


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