Show everyone where you are from with your very own New York State Flag!
New York Flag Facts
- The first state flag of New York (1778) showed the state seal on a buff background. The current flag was modified in 1901 with a blue background.
- The flag depicts Liberty and Justice supporting a shield with a globe and eagle above.
- The coat of arms symbolizes fairness, freedom, and bringing old and new together.
- The Excelsior motto on the ribbon means “ever upward” or “still higher.”
New York State Flag