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MN Flag Proposal FederalRepublic.png|MN Flag Proposal "FederalRepublic"
 
MN Flag Proposal FederalRepublic.png|MN Flag Proposal "FederalRepublic"
 
Flag of Minnesota 2.png|MN Flag Proposal by Kermitdefrog
 
Flag of Minnesota 2.png|MN Flag Proposal by Kermitdefrog
Minnesota State Flag 32 star Proposal No 1 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 17 AuG 2014.png|Minnesota State Flag Proposal No. 1 By: Stephen Richard Barlow 17 AuG 2014
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 star Proposal No 2 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 17 AuG 2014.png|Minnesota State Flag Proposal No. 2 By: Stephen Richard Barlow 17 AuG 2014
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 3 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 18 AuG 2014 at 1126hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No. 3 Designed By: Stephen Richard Barlow 18 AuG 2014
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 4 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 18 AuG 2014 at 1130hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag Proposal No. 4 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 18 AuG 2014
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 5 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 08 SEP 2014 at 1855hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag Proposal No. 5 Designed By: Stephen Richard Barlow 08 SEP 2014
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 6 Designed By Stephen Richard Barlow 08 SEP 2014 at 1911hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag Proposal Designed By: Stephen Richard Barlow 08 SEP 2014
 
 
MN Flag Proposal BigRed618.png|MN Flag Proposal "BigRed618"
 
MN Flag Proposal BigRed618.png|MN Flag Proposal "BigRed618"
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 6 By Stephen Richard Barlow 02 NOV 2014 at 1048hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag Proposal No. 6 By: Stephen Richard Barlow 02 NOV 2014 1048 HRS CST
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 7 By Stephen Richard Barlow 02 NOV 2014 at 1058hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No. 7 By: Stephen Richard Barlow 02 NOV 2014 at 1058 HRS CST
 
Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No 8 By Stephen Richard Barlow 02 NOV 2014 at 1059hrs cst.png|Minnesota State Flag 32 Star Proposal No. 8 By: Stephen Richard Barlow 02 NOV 2014 at 1059 HRS CST
 
 
Minnesota.png|Minnesota State Flag Symplistic Proposal. “Minne” means water, which flows throughout the state — this is the blue. “Star of the North” is the state motto, and twin cities sit on either side of the main star. By Ed Mitchell. 2013.
 
Minnesota.png|Minnesota State Flag Symplistic Proposal. “Minne” means water, which flows throughout the state — this is the blue. “Star of the North” is the state motto, and twin cities sit on either side of the main star. By Ed Mitchell. 2013.
 
MN flag proposal Ed Mitchell 2.png|Updated Minnesota state flag proposal by Ed Mitchell. 2016.
 
MN flag proposal Ed Mitchell 2.png|Updated Minnesota state flag proposal by Ed Mitchell. 2016.

Revision as of 18:02, March 14, 2018

The flag of the state of Minnesota consists of a medium blue field charged with the state seal. The current flag was adopted in 1957 and the state seal on the flag was modified in 1983.

On the seal, the sun, visible on the western horizon, signifies summer in the northern hemisphere. The horizon's visibility signifies the flat plains covering much of Minnesota. The American Indian on horseback is riding towards the south and represents the American Indian heritage of Minnesota. The Indian's horse and spear and the Pioneer's ax, rifle, and plow represent tools that were used for hunting and labor. The stump symbolizes the importance of the lumber industry in Minnesota's history. The Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls are depicted to note the importance of these resources in transportation and industry. The cultivated ground and the plow symbolize the importance of agriculture in Minnesota. Beyond the falls three pine trees represent the state tree and the three pine regions of Minnesota; the St. Croix, Mississippi, and Lake Superior.

Proposals for a New Flag of Minnesota

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