Missouri State Flag

Missouri State Flag

Missouri State Flag


Flag Adoption Date:   March 22, 1913

The Missouri state flag is centered on red, white and blue fields is the Missouri state seal. It is encircled by a blue band with twenty-four stars representing the number of states in 1821. The stars in the inner circle have the same meaning. Two huge grizzly bears support the circular shield in the center which has three parts:

  • The motto “United We Stand, Divided we Fall”
  • The right section represents the United States
  • The left section containing a moon representing a new state and a grizzly bear standing for courage.


Detail: Missouri