State Flag of Louisiana – USA 1976.

State Flag of Louisiana – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Louisiana State Flag –  The First State flag of Louisiana was adopted in 1912. It is modified in 2010. The Flag displays a White Pelican nurturing its young by tearing at its own breast (signified  by three drops of blood ) with a white banner below containing the state motto in blue (Union, Justice and Confidence)

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kentucky State Flag. It features the First Stars and Stripes.

USA FLAGS LOUISIANA
USA 1976- FLAG OF LOUISIANA
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State Flag of Kentucky – USA 1976.

State Flag of Kentucky – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Kentucky State Flag –  The First State flag of Iowa was adopted in 1962. The Flag features the State Seal on a field of blue. The seal is in centre with the motto “United we Stand, Divided We Fall”. Above the trigs of Goldenrod is the Commonwealth seal and Words “Commonwealth of Kentucky”

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kentucky State Flag. It features the celebrations on the admission of Statehood.

USA FLAGS KENTUCKY
USA 1976- STATE FLAG OF KENTUCKY.

State Bird and Flowers of Kentucky – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Kentucky – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination.

Kentucky– State Bird – Northern Cardinal designated as State Bird in 1926.  State Bird of seven states. America’s favourite backyard birds.

State Flower- Goldenrod. It was designated as the state flower in 1926. There are thirty varieties of Goldenrod found in Kentucky state.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kentucky as the Border States of USA.

USA BIRDS KENTUCKY
USA 1982 -STATE BIRD & FLOWER KENTUCKY

State Flag of Kansas – USA 1976.

State Flag of Kansas – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Kansas State Flag –  The First State flag of Iowa was adopted in 1927. The Flag features the State Seal on a field of blue. Above the seal is the state crest the Sunflower- State flag of Kansas. It is resting on a twisted blue and gold bar that represents the Louisiana purchase. Below the seal, KANSAS in capitals is written in yellow. In the sky are thirty-four stars (Kansas was 34th state).

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kansas State Flag.

USA FLAGS KANSAS
USA 1976 – KANSAS STATE FLAG.

State Bird and Flower of Kansas – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flower of Kansas – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination.

State Bird –Western Meadowlark designated as State Bird in 1937. It is a songbird in the family of blackbirds and orioles

State Flower- Sun Flower. It was designated as the state flower in 1903. Sunflower seeds are rich in proteins and yield high-quality vegetable oil.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kansas as the Plains States of USA.

USA BIRDS KANSAS
USA 1982- STATE BIRD & FLOWER KANSAS.

State Flag of Iowa – Stamps of USA 1976.

State Flag of Iowa – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Iowa State Flag –  The First State flag of Iowa was adopted in 1917. The design was selected by Daughters of the American Revolution.

The Flag consists of three vertical stripes- the blue stripe stands for loyalty, justice & truth. the white stripe for purity and a red stripe for courage. On the white centre an eagle carries a streamer with the state motto”Our Liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain”. The name “IOWA” in red is below the streamers.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Iowa State Flag.

USA FLAGS IOWA
USA 1976- STATE FLAG IOWA

State Flag of Illinois – USA 1976.

State Flag of Illinois – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Illinois State Flag –  The First State flag of Illinois was adopted in 1915. Miss Lucy Derwent’s design was selected. 35 entries were submitted to Daughters of the American Revolution and Mrs Ella Park Lawrence.

The Flag features the central image of the state seal  (An Eagle holding a banner in its beak with State motto “State Sovereignty, National Union”). 1868 is the year when the Seal was redesigned and the First Constitution was signed on 26 Aug 1818.

In 1969 the Word Illinois was added below the seal and a rising sun on Lake Michigan’s horizon in the background.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Illinois State Flag.

USA FLAGS ILLINOIS
USA 1976-STATE FLAG ILLINOIS