Hi Folks, Patrick Page here, I’m here to talk about the Alabama state flag, just like the one behind me here. It’s a beautiful flag, its the St. Andrews Cross on a white field, crimson red cross. Alabama entered the union in 1819, and it wasn’t until it seceded in 1891 that it adopted a flag of its own. Imagine all that time not having a flag. Wow! The first flag was designed by some Montgomery women. Hopefully we have a picture behind me so you can see that. Because they had left the union the flag was referred to as The Republic of Alabama Flag, well that particular flag did not fly long. On February 10, 1861 one month after it was adopted the flag was damaged in a severe storm and was moved to the governor’s office never to fly over Alabama again. So what did they do? They just seceded from the states, they decided to fly the confederate flags. So that’s what they did from 1861 to 1865. After the war they raised the United States flag over Alabama and that flew until 1891 when Alabama decided to design a unique state flag as in again the one behind me. So there you have it folks, if you have any interest in the Alabama state flag we have it. Were at flag-works.com Hope to see you here again thanks bye.