Dakota Datebook: North Dakota Flag
March 20, 2023
The North Dakota state flag was adopted by the North Dakota Legislative Assembly on March 3 in 1911. The resolution to adopt the flag was brought forth on January 21, 1911 by Colonel John H. Fraine.
Fraine urged the assembly to adopt a flag that would resemble the flag carried by the North Dakota infantry members in the 1898 Spanish-American War and the 1899 Philippine War. Therefore, upon its...