Texas State Flag

The Lone Star state is the only state that has flags in size 30′ x 60′ ready to go.  This goes right along with the saying everything is bigger in Texas.   At one time, Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederacy and the United States have all flown flags over Texas. They encompass the six flags of Texas.  The Texas flag itself, consists of 

Texas flag

The Lone Star

a large white star that was first used on flags carried by Texas during the Texas Revolution against Mexico in the 1830s.  It is thought that the star comes from the Bonnie Blue Flag used in 1810 by the Settlers in West Florida. An official flag with this star was chosen in 1839, although during the Civil War, the Confederate flag was flown.  The flag’s color blue stands for loyalty, white for purity and red for bravery.

Texas State Flag Adopted:  1839

The 28th state, admitted 1845

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