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Yup -- 49 Stars

Wikipedia Says It Flew From 7-4-1959 to 7-4-1960

In response to a question from a friend, oh yes, there was a 49-star flag. One wonders how rare a real, displayed 49-star flag is?

Of course 7 × 7 = 49 is one of the easier design concepts.

Sources: Wikipedia on The 49- and 50-star unions and illustrations of all the flags.

Dr. Phil
Tags: history, united states
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