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Welcome to: Alaska

State  Flag:
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Alaska adopted the flag for
official state use in 1959.
The blue field represents the sky,
the sea, and mountain lakes,
as well as Alaska's wildflowers.

Emblazoned on the flag are
eight gold stars: seven in the
constellation Ursa Major,
or the Big Dipper.
The eighth being the North Star,
representing the northern most state.

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The white on the left above is Russia
The faint white line is the Artic Circle

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State Song:
"Alaska's Flag"

Eight stars of gold on a field of blue,
Alaska's flag, may it mean to you,

The blue of the sea, the evening sky,
The mountain lakes and the flowers nearby,

The gold of the early sourdough's dreams,
The precious gold of the hills and streams,

The brilliant stars in the northern sky,
The "Bear," the "Dipper," and shining high,

The great North Star with its steady light,
O'er land and sea a beacon bright,

Alaska's flag to Alaskans dear,
The simple flag of a last frontier.

Alaska Facts:  http://www.alaskasbest.com/facts.htm
Alaska, North to Alaska:  http://www.50states.com/alaska.htm

 

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Alaska State Society Officers
Regent: Courtney Ann Waid-Lindberg

Vice Regent: Alice Ellingsberg

Chaplain: Ann Wilber

Recording Secretary: Jacquelyn Dauphin

Treasurer: Jacquelyn Dauphin

Registrar: Janet Holaday

Historian: Penny Wood

Librarian: Debbie Refior
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Site updated:  Sept 2015

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National Society of Daughters of the American Colonists
National President:  Mrs. Phyllis Best Jones
Daughters of American Colonists
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For a listing of State Chapters in the USA
State Chapters

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Edward McDowell Duvall
"A Kentucky Colonel"
Member SAR, Panama City, Florida
Webmaster

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Site background courtesy:  http://www.katmaibears.com/
Background photo, Bear photo, permission granted from: Dr. Lynn L. Rogers  http://www.bearstudy.org/
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