6 Flags Over Texas

On December 9, 2007 · 1 Comments

 

It is commonly understood that six flags have flown over the State of Texas. It’s colloquial to the point that the Six Flags amusement parks take their name from it. But what are the six flags?



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  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Mexico
  4. Republic of Texas
  5. Confederate States of America
  6. United States of America

The French flag is stretching it a bit. There was indeed a French colony along the Texas gulf coast founded in 1684, but it wasn’t successful and soon dissolved. But Texas has determined that this “counts” so who am I to disagree?

On December 9, 2007 · 1 Comments

One Response to “6 Flags Over Texas”

  1. […] a recent entry I provided a listing of the six flags that make up the famous “Six Flags Over Texas.” What is less known, and what many Texans along the southeastern border with Mexico believe, […]

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