Tag Archives: Rhode Island flags

Friday Flagging: North Kingstown

North Kingstown, the only place in America where someone was dismembered for high treason. And also SeaBees!

Friday Flagging: Narragansett

Exploring the civic symbols of Narragansett, home to the slave plantations, beach resorts, and squid fishing industry.

Friday Flagging: Middletown

Going to the beach at Middeltown, where we’ll see a cool windmill, and some gulls.

Friday Flagging: Exeter

Every Friday until November, I’ll be doing a deep dive into the flags (and accompanying civic symbols) of cities and towns in Rhode Island. The purpose of this exercise is to both shine a light on already-existing symbols and to offer ideas for improving municipal flags. This week on Friday Flagging, it’s the northwest of […]

Friday Flagging: Cumberland

Cumberland builds deep, resonant meaning into a relatively simple design.

Friday Flagging: Central Falls

The City of Central Falls uses a monotone seal on a bedsheet flag. But it has options to improve.