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This Day in Georgia History

May 08, 2003

New State Flag 2003

Gov. Sonny Perdue signed legislation creating a new state flag for Georgia, marking the third official state flag in a period of just 27 months. The new flag, based on the first national flag of the Confederacy, went into effect immediately on the signature of the governor.

Image of New State Flag 2003 View large image
Source: Carl Vinson Institute of Government