The river flag beam says he took inspiration from the stennis flag and added the river since it s where the state gets its name. State of mississippi does not have an official state flag following the retirement of the most recent version on june 30 2020.
Group seeks ideas for mississippi flag without rebel emblem july 13 2020 emily wagster pettus associated press news honor guard members from the mississippi national guard practice folding the former mississippi flag before a ceremony to retire the banner on wednesday july 1 2020 inside the state capitol in jackson.
Mississippi flag ideas. The new flag featured the same red white and blue stripes but instead of the confederate emblem it featured a circle of 20 stars to represent that mississippi was the 20th state admitted to. A mississippi highway safety patrol honor guard carefully folds the retired mississippi state flag after it was raised over the capitol grounds one final time in jackson miss wednesday july 1. The flag of the united states is used in mississippi for official purposes and other symbols used to represent the state include a seal and.
Many of you are coming up with your own unique ideas for a new state flag mississippi native and graphic designer alan beam created what he s calling. Ap a state agency said monday that the public can submit proposals for a new mississippi. But under the stars to represent the history the magnolia.
Mississippi has had two official state flags in its history and a commission has been established to design a third. Back to gallery jackson miss. Group seeks ideas for mississippi flag without rebel emblem.