The State Flag of
was adopted April 30, 1911.
The flag is white with a wide red strip along the bottom. There is a red star in the upper left corner and a grizzly bear facing left.
The bear flag is hereby selected and adopted as the state flag of California. ...
The said bear flag shall consist of a flag of a length equal to one and one-half the
Official state symbols of California - State Amphibian, State Animal, State Bird,
State Colors, State Dance, State Fife and Drum Band, State Fish, State Flag,
Designed by William Todd (nephew of Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's
wife), the historic bear flag was raised at Sonoma, California in 1846 by American
On June 14, 1846, while California
was still under Mexican rule, a group of settlers in Sonoma proclaimed California
to be an independent republic. The United States
had declared war against Mexico on May 11, 1846, but information traveled slowly back then and it took ... More »
Apr 20, 2015 ... The current California State Flag, adopted by the state legislature in 1911, is
based on the original Bear Flag raised by pioneering Americans ...
California State Flag large size graphic image and history.
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Oct 24, 2012 ... Originally a native of the Ventura Mountains, Monarch the bear lived for 22 years
in captivity in San Francisco. In death, his stuffed pelt was ...
Jun 13, 2015 ... The rebel standard, the flag of the so-called California Republic, became the
California State Flag. It's time California dump that flag, a symbol ...