The flag of Rhode Island was adopted in 1897 and includes an anchor and the word "Hope". The seal's words and emblem were most likely inspired by the biblical phrase, "hope we have as an anchor of the soul". The earliest colonists in Rhode Island were fleeing religious persecution.
Our authentic historical reproductions of flags from American history are popular with collectors or as part of patriotic displays. The historical flags are manufactured with the same high quality outdoor construction as our state and international flags. All historical flags are 3x5' or as marked. Larger historical flag sizes and designs are available upon request as a custom flag.
Flag is 3' x 5'