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37 Star Flag - (1867-1877) (U.S.)

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[U.S. 37 star flag 1867] image by Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

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Description of the flag

In 1867, one star was added, representing Nebraska, bringing the total number of stars to 37. There were thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies.
Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

"Medallion" Centennial Flag (1867)

[37 Star image by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 28 July 2001

"Medallion" Centennial Flag (1867). The "Betsy Ross" circle of 13 stars are in the inner ring to identify the original 13 colonies, and an outer circle of 24 stars identify the states that have joined the union since that time. This flag was one of many that were made to celebrate the upcoming First Centennial.
Blas Delgado Ortiz, 28 July 2001