The definitive ranking of 36 out of 39 of the municipal flags of Rhode Island.
Westerly, a town of borders, seaside resorts, and granite.
North Kingstown, the only place in America where someone was dismembered for high treason. And also SeaBees!
Exploring the civic symbols of Narragansett, home to the slave plantations, beach resorts, and squid fishing industry.
Going to the beach at Middeltown, where we’ll see a cool windmill, and some gulls.
Every Friday until November, I’ll be doing a deep dive into the flags (and accompanying civic symbols) of cities and
Cumberland builds deep, resonant meaning into a relatively simple design.
The City of Central Falls uses a monotone seal on a bedsheet flag. But it has options to improve.