Utah’s First Flag Finally Found

More than one century ago, in 1903, Utah had a problem.  Following the invitation by the St. Louis World Fair to participate in a parade of states, and with only a few months before the start of the parade, the State of Utah was unprepared, it had no state flag!

However, on May 1, 1903, in St. Louis, the delegation from the Union’s youngest state marched proudly with their new flag in the parade of states.  A photograph was taken of the delegation standing around the flag.

More than 100 years later, in 2008, Ronald Fox, also contributor to flag-post.com, found the photograph of the flag.

As some of you know, Ron is a “history buff” and an indefatigable artifact hunter.  Like a pit bull, he latched onto the idea of finding the flag…

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